Following ideas, proposals, pushes and comments similar and disimilar to those, for example, in this post Community - What is the direction of backtrader, the last weeks have been used to craft an idea about the potential future of backtrader.

It has been named Algotopian and it’s being shared today, for review, comments, feedback. First in this community (for which a Category will be opened), because backtrader is the root of it and later in usual forums.


The Whitepaper has been worked and reworked several times and this first shared version and will probably be extended with a couple of topics which are under discussion. It has been felt in any case, that the concept and feasibility of the ideas presented were mature enough.

Other alternatives such as Patreon, Kickstarter and direct engagement have been considered, but the one presented in the paper has emerged as the winner. It may be the right choice and it may be not. This is left to people to decide.

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