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Ethereum contract architecture

Ethereum support is built as a trio of contracts:
  1. 1.
    Token - the token for the wrapped asset being traded/transferred, supporting swapping in, swapping out, ERC20 features
  2. 2.
    WorkerConfig - configuration for each token
  3. 3.
    LiquidityProvider - abstract wrapper that holds custody of ctokens/atokens
Ethereum high level

Features in pseudocode form

Wrapping in/swapping in (erc20In)

  1. 1.
    Token takes the user's unwrapped tokens and moves it into the contract
  2. 2.
    Token sends the unwrapped tokens to the LiquidityProvider
  3. 3.
    LiquidityProvider provides it to the underlying liquidity provider (Compound or AAVE)
  4. 4.
    Underlying liquidity provider (Compound/AAVE) mints cToken/aToken with the amount given
  5. 5.
    LiquidityProvider receives cToken/aToken adjusted to the "exchange rate" of the cToken/aToken (unwrapped token/exchange rate)
  6. 6.
    Token sends the user an amount equal to the initial unwrapped token of the Fluid Asset form using the mint function

Wrapping out/swapping out (erc20Out)

  1. 1.
    Token burns the minted amount owed to the user wrapping out of the contract
  2. 2.
    Underlying LiquidityProvider "redeems" the amount of token that the user wishes to unwrap - the underlying redemption process (Compound/AAVE) calculates the amount owed using the amount of the cToken/aToken - on Compound this is cToken * exchange rate
  3. 3.
    The LiquidityProvider sends the Token the amount redeemed
  4. 4.
    The Token sends the user their unwrapped asset after redemption

Batch reward process (batchReward)

  1. 1.
    Worker sends to the Token a batch of winners and the span of blocks that was won
  2. 2.
    Token aggregates the amounts that should be paid out to each winner
  3. 3.
    Token aggregates the remaining pool amount
  4. 4.
    Token rewards each user with the internal reward function rewardPool

Reward pool amount calculation (rewardPool)

  1. 1.
    LiquidityProvider calculates the balance of the underlying assets based on the exchange rate of the cTokens/aTokens held in the Compound/AAVE pool
  2. 2.
    Token calculates the difference between the amount deposited by users with the amount reported by the LiquidityProvider for the prize pool amount
  3. 3.
    Token calls the reward from pool function (rewardFromPool) - which simply calls the mint function and emits a log