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simondlr / a.md
Last active Aug 29, 2015
Installing Counterparty/Dogeparty/ClearingHouse etc on OS X natively.
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Since there's always hiccups, I documented my install process to get a local Dogeparty Wallet running on OS X [there's no build procedure for it yet]. This will work with Counterparty & Clearinghouse as well (and other upcoming XCP implementations). This will likely be old-hat once a proper build-procedure is in place.

The dockers here from Lars give helpful tips on how the setup would work with VMs: https://github.com/Dogeparty.

  1. Install Dogecoind. Let it sync up with txindex=1 & server=1.
  2. Install Doge Insight. Problems with npm, so had to use npm upgrade. Dogecoin had old block store, so had to pipe blk.dats to bootstrap.dat, delete dogecoin conf, and reimport blocks for proper sync. Export proper variables for insight. Connect, and run node insight.js (after npm install). Halfway through, ran into magic number auxwow error. Switch to use RPC at block 371337 instead of PERCENTAGE_TO_SYNC_RPC_FROM.
  3. Clone dogepartyd. Install Python3. Upgrade virtualenv itself to use python3. Create virtu
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simondlr / gist:8fb127c40177bc4d87cb
Last active Aug 29, 2015
Optionally mapping names to OpenBazaar GUIDs using Namecoin & DNSChain.
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User-friendly names that map to GUIDs have several benefits in the development of a web-of-trust for reputation based in commerce (as put forth by Dionysis: https://gist.github.com/dionyziz/e3b296861175e0ebea4b#pseudonymity). For example, to access specific stores, users send around their GUIDs (as can be seen here: http://www.reddit.com/r/BazaarMarkets/comments/2fjui8/selling_google_glass/). It's easier to remember reputable stores by their user-friendly names.

Here's a proposal to implement such a user-friendly system in OpenBazaar that is acceptably (debatable) decentralized using the Namecoin blockchain (http://namecoin.info/) & DNSChain (https://github.com/okTurtles/dnschain) model & server tools.

Namecoin + DNSChain + OpenBazaar GUIDs.

Namecoin

Namecoin is a decentralized key-value store using blockchain technology. It's been used to map decentralized domains (using .bit) & identities (using namespaces such id or u: https://github.com/opennamesystem/openspecs) amongst other uses. It is the m

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# Create your views here.
from django.http import HttpResponse
from app import tasks
def test_celery(request):
result = tasks.sleeptask.delay(10)
result_one = tasks.sleeptask.delay(10)
result_two = tasks.sleeptask.delay(10)
return HttpResponse(result.task_id)
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from djcelery import celery
@celery.task
def add(x,y):
return x + y
@celery.task
def sleeptask(i):
from time import sleep
sleep(i)
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simondlr / gist:1594612
Created Jan 11, 2012
.vimrc of simondlr
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set number "show line numbers
set numberwidth=1 "Line numbers width
set smartindent
set tabstop=4 "set tab character to 4 characters
set shiftwidth=4 "indent width for autoindent
"Show status line.
set laststatus=2
set statusline=\ %{HasPaste()}%F%m%r%h\ %w\ \ CWD:\ %r%{CurDir()}%h\ \ \ Line:\ %l/%L:%c