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Re: Researching to leverage Hashed-Timelock Agreements (HTLAs) paradigm for establishing atomicity between different DLT networks for asset swaps with full decentralization

From: Nathan Aw <nathan.mk.aw@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2018 23:34:08 +0800
Message-ID: <CA+p-ctabQVwgeUebu1p8=EfLJSd6zxfZU3E4xQ4jq-c8DZsOLw@mail.gmail.com>
To: akhaleel@pixelalpha.io
Cc: ledger@ietf.org, public-interledger@w3.org
Hi Ahmed,

Right, if I understood correctly, what you are saying is that liquidity is
the key requisite in such a gridlock resolution mechanism.

Correct me if I am wrong?

Thank you.

Regards,

Nathan Aw


On Thu, Nov 8, 2018 at 12:35 PM Ahmed Khaleel <akhaleel@pixelalpha.io>
wrote:

> Theoretically it’s sound but the market liquidity isn’t there yet.  I’m
> finishing up an ilp exchanger and working on an exchange next.   I did alot
> of experimenting and one solution seems to be the best as far as
> efficiency.  This will likely change in time
>
>
> On Fri, Oct 12, 2018 at 11:41 AM Nathan Aw <nathan.mk.aw@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I am a blockchain engineer based out of Singapore working at a leading
>> bank in ASEAN.
>>
>> I am looking to leverage the Hashed-Timelock Agreements (HTLAs) paradigm
>> for establishing atomicity between different DLT networks for asset swaps
>> to achieve cross border payments with partial to full decentralization in
>> mind.
>>
>> With the goal in mind, I like to understand technically how can this
>> paradigm be applied to achieve payment vs payment (pvp) with semi-trusted
>> nodes such as clearinghouses, banks and individual players? Applying the
>> same concept of a crypto swap between ETH and BTC, the same can be applied
>> between SGD and HKD?
>>
>> Also, I hope to understand the models around how liquidity can be
>> maintained between these nodes?
>>
>> Thank you!
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Nathan Aw
>> https://sg.linkedin.com/in/awnathan
>> https://erc725alliance.org/
>>
>>
>>
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