I'd like to create an UTXO style coin contract to trace each coin movement. There are many account based coin contracts, but I couldn't find any UTXO coin contract. Are they any samples?


The token contracts are based on functionality that is baked-in to ethereum, including the ability to send from one address to another, which provides your traceability.

Building another mechanism in a smart contract just to provide UTXO functionality is therefore a bit of an unnecessary exercise, and possibly very expensive. If traceability is what you need it is already available.

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  • Could you explain your way to trace the coin contract transactions? Do I need to parse Ethereum transactions? or did you mean event logs? – Satoshi Nakanishi May 26 '16 at 4:47
  • Yes you need to parse the blockchain to trace anything. But there are blockchain explorer like etherscan.io if you have a small number of things to trace – T9b May 30 '16 at 11:51

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