September 17, 2020
This is the v0.17.0.0 release of the Monero software. This major release is due to the October 17th network upgrade, which in turn adds support for the CLSAG transaction format which improves verification speed and reduces transaction size.
Some highlights of this release are:
This release was the direct result of 30 people who worked, largely unpaid and altruistically, to put out 292 commits containing 11523 new lines of code. We'd like to thank them very much for their time and effort. In no particular order they are:
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