We found that the highly anonymous encryption currency · ZCash (ZEC) implemented the hard fork ” Sapling ” and succeeded in greatly improving the transaction time and memory .
According to the official announcement, this hard fork says that the traditional 95-digit address is reduced to 78 digits, the transaction time is reduced by 90% , and the used memory capacity is reduced by 97% .
Whereas traditional ZCash transactions required about 1.5 gigabytes of computer memory, only 40 megabytes is required for Sapling’s address.
Also, it took about 40 seconds for the processing time of the transaction, and it is said that the processing is completed in a few seconds with the new address.
ZCash has also announced that it has set the amount of remittance to be disclosed when transferring assets from old address to new address in order to audit ZEC’s holdings on all Sapling addresses.
The new address is already available on the ZCash client and it is expected that other users’ asset transfer will be carried out sequentially.
On 18th this month, Monero (Monero / $ XMR) , which is famous as ZCash anonymous currency, has also made a hard fork , successfully reducing 97% of the fee and 80% of the transaction size .
Monero (Monero / XMR) successfully reduced fee by 97% on new hard fork
- Sapling Activation Official Announcement (English)
- Sapling Address Overview (English)
Author: Yuya 【Coin Desk News】 – Source Post: https://crypto-times.jp/zcash-supling-activation-huge-reductions-in-transaction-time-and-memory-usage/
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