Memo Program

A simple program that validates a string of UTF-8 encoded characters. It can be used to record a string on-chain, stored in the instruction data of a successful transaction.


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The Memo Program's source is available on github


The on-chain Memo Program is written in Rust and available on as spl-memo.

Operational overview

The Memo program attempts to UTF-8 decode the instruction data; if successfully decoded, the instruction is successful.