The purpose of Validator Views is to provide updates and information regarding proof of stake chain progress, timelines, and more.
Polkadot Update - April 9, 2020
- As a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, Polkadot is re-evaluating the timing of their public token sale and transferability of the DOT token.
- However, launch of the Proof of Authority (PoA) blockchain with Nominated Proof-of-Stake (NPos) remains on track for launch in Q2 2020.
- As of April 6th, development is focused on weight benchmarking (outlined in 01/22 update), technical security and reliability issues.
- A list of outstanding technical issues remaining for launch is available on Github: https://github.com/paritytech/substrate/issues/4961
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