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Increasing Validator Count via Governance Action

  • Currently 60 to 85 proposed.
  • Promotes network security and decentralization.

Adding Registrars to Improve On-Chain ID verification of Important Figures, including Validators and Council

  • First Registrar Added March 17

Smart Contract Functionality

  • Dependent upon Development of Compilers and the Ink! Smart Contract Language
  • Native Ink! Utilizes Smart Contract Substrate Palette
  • Palette may also support Solidity Wasm.

Onboard the Ethereum Ecosystem, Dapps and Developers

  • Support for Ethereum Dapps and Solidity
  • Ethereum <> Edgeware/Polkadot Bridge (depending on Parachain status)
VM / PlatformMethods
Ethereum EVMSubstrate EVM (Solidity/EVM,) Solang (Solidity to Substrate Compiler),
Ethereum BridgeCentrifuge Bridge, ChainX, ChainSafe ChainBridge
Ethereum EWasmSecond State Ewasm VM

Assess Opportunity on Polkadot

  • Polkadot expected to launch in 2020.
  • Will require that the community approve and plan to acquire DOTs for parachain slot auction.

Track and Assess Substrate Improvements for Upgrade