Jackson Palmer and Billy Markus founded Dogecoin in 2013.
Dogecoin creator Billy Markus, also known as Shibetoshi Nakamoto, made a joke about who wrote many of the Dogecoin code: the Bitcoin developers.
Markus also said in his statement:
Jackson Palmer and Billy Markus founded Dogecoin in 2013. Dogecoin is a Proof of Work cryptocurrency created as a parody on a recognizable chest depicting the Shiba Inu (a Japanese breed of dog).
These words of Markus came as Tesla CEO Elon Musk intensified his criticism of Dogecoin co-founder Jackson Palmer.
And Palmer always forgets to mention that he never wrote a single line of Dogecoin code …
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 31, 2022
“Palmer always forgets to mention that he didn’t write a single line of Dogecoin code,” Musk wrote. Palmer responded with a now-deleted tweet that cited his contributions with a Github page. Billy Markus, one of the co-founders, tweeted that neither he nor Palmer contributed much to the project, which should have been a joke, while trying to calm the rising feelings.
Markus humorously said: