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Re: Will ILP go live on October 1?

From: Roger Bass <roger@traxiant.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2016 09:58:30 -0700
Message-ID: <CA+nC-Xt5ovDr37tsgm0_k3NLC4UveQ9QjKqoto0=dTS=kmVhEA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Daniel Bateman <7daniel77@gmail.com>
Cc: Stefan Thomas <stefan@ripple.com>, win than aung <winthan@chomeaye.com>, Interledger Community Group <public-interledger@w3.org>
Stefan or Adrian:

are you able to say publicly which banks will be moving transactions over
ILP come October 1?

Presumably, this means that a version of Ripple Connect with ILP as a
"protocol switch" is already shipped and deployed to those banks, right?

Best,
Roger


On Thu, Sep 15, 2016 at 8:21 PM, Daniel Bateman <7daniel77@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thank you for this clarification Stefan.
>
> Is this information published on the Ripple website and/or Ripple wiki? If
> not, may I ask why not?
>
> Best,
> Daniel
>
> On Sep 15, 2016 7:05 PM, "Stefan Thomas" <stefan@ripple.com> wrote:
>
>> What the article is referring to is that Ripple's bank customers will be
>> moving real money through ILP-powered Ripple products starting Oct 1st.
>>
>> Note that we were developing ILP internally for some time before we
>> decided that it should become open standard and released the white paper.
>> For now the commercial implementation of ILP inside of Ripple products and
>> the open-source work happening in this group are pretty separate. We're
>> getting really good ideas and feedback from the banks using ILP and that
>> feeds back into the community group work. And of course the end goal is to
>> have it all interconnect some day.
>>
>> It'll take quite some time (and a lot of community traction) before the
>> banks would even consider connecting to a public Interledger. Hence the
>> importance of the work this group is doing that's unrelated to Ripple. For
>> it to be a true standard there has to be lots of activity around it that
>> isn't directly tied to us or our customers.
>>
>> On Thu, Sep 15, 2016 at 2:22 PM, win than aung <winthan@chomeaye.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi guys,
>>>
>>> I just saw this news - http://www.afr.com/technolog
>>> y/nab-westpac-part-of-ripples-new-global-payments-network-20
>>> 160915-grgz81
>>>
>>> Ripple has created Ripple Connect, new technology to allow banks to talk
>>>> to each other, and is developing its "interledger protocol", which will go
>>>> live on October 1 and provide the foundation for banks to directly connect
>>>> their ledgers with each other without an intermediary.
>>>
>>>
>>> Is that ready to go live on Oct 1? Which ledgers are going to try out at
>>> live on Oct 1? Gatehub? any hints?
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Winthan
>>>
>>
>>
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