Token Shuffling

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Bitswift Token Shuffling

Token Shuffling is a privacy feature which enables users to mix their digital tokens quickly and efficiently with other users' tokens by creating a random mapping between the existing user accounts and a new recipient accounts provided by the users.


Shuffling Menu

Token Shuffling is accessed by clicking on Shuffling in the left-pane menu area of the Bitswift Client Interface, causing a submenu to appear:


Shuffling: This item expands or contracts the submenu below and opens the [Active Shufflings] page which lists the active shufflings. Active Shufflings: This item displays a list of all [Active Shufflings]. My Shufflings: This item displays all the shufflings in which the current account participates. Create Shuffling: This item opens a pop-up entry form for creating a new shuffling.

Active Shufflings Page

  • Shuffling clicking on a shuffling link in the Shuffling column opens a detail pop-up which displays details about the shuffling state and the list of senders and recipients in case the shuffling is complete.
  • Stage displays the current stage of the shuffling process.
  • Holding shows the type of holding used for shuffling
  • Amount is the common amount to shuffle specified in the holding unit.
  • Blocks Remaining is the number of blocks until shuffling is cancelled unless the required information necessary for the shuffling to advance to the next stage is provided.
  • Participants shows the existing number of shuffling registrants and the number of required registrants in order for shuffling processing to begin.
  • Assignee represents account who last updated the shuffling or the account which needs to specify the next piece of data.
  • Status displays 'join' in case the user is still not registered for the shuffling or the shuffler status in case the user has registered.

My Shufflings Page

  • First columns are similar to the active shufflings page.
  • The Shuffler, Recipient and State columns represent the status of the Shuffler component which manages the shuffling process for the current account and shuffling.

Create Shuffling

  • Create a new Shuffling.
  • Holding Type is the token used by the shuffling.
  • Amount the common amount used by all shuffling participants, specified in the holding token.
  • Register Until shuffling registration deadline. If required number of participants do not register by this block height the shuffling is cancelled and all funds are returned without fine.
  • Participant Count number of registrants required to trigger the shuffling. Between 3 and 30.

Start Shuffler

  • Start the shuffler process on the current node to coordinate the shuffling
  • Recipient Passphrase the passphrase of the recipient account for your shuffling participant. Do not lose this passphrase since it is the passphrase to your shuffled funds.
  • Recipient Account account id derived from the recipient passphrase (read only field).

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