Polkadot Weekly News December 22, 2020

  • We will be taking next week off for the holidays. See you all next year!

Polkadot Core

Polkadot Referenda

  • #13 Incorrect Slashing on Council Caused by elections-phragmen Pallet Bug is ongoing.
  • #47 Substrate Developer Academy Scholarships has executed.

Polkadot Proposals 

  • #7 Increase the number of Validators to 599.
  • #2 Set the new runtime code.
  • #4 Increse the number of Validators to 299.
  • #5 Increase the number of Validators to 399.
  • #6 Increase the number of Validators to 499.
  • #41 Cancellation of Proposal 8 has executed.
  • #10 Send a call through an indexed pseudonym of the sender.
  • #39 The operating expenses of SUBSCAN (Polkadot network) from December 2020 to February 2021.
  • #48 Treasury Proposal: Patract Hub’s treasury proposal for Europa (sandbox) v0.2.
  • #49 Treasury Proposal: Governance-focused Mobile App for all Substrate-based networks.

Kusama Proposals and Referenda

  • #95 Incorrect Slashing on Council Caused by elections-phragmen Pallet Bug.
  • “Virtual Niche” – The World’s First Crypto Art Exhibition with Kusama Network
  • Patract Hub’s proposal for Ask! v0.1 (ink! in AssemblyScript).
  • #249 Treasury Proposal: Adding KSM to Ramp’s SDK so that KSM could be bought frictionlessly across multiple dApps and wallets.

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Dates of Note

  • December 23, 13:17 UTC: Election for new council candidates.
  • December 23, 15:36 UTC: Start of new staking area.
  • December 28, 1:06 UTC: Voting ends for motion 48.
  • December 28, 3:06 UTC: Voting ends for motion 49.
  • December 29, 11:27 UTC: Start of next spending period via treasury.
  • December 16, 15:00 UTC: Polkadot Conversations – Session 3 – Fireside Chat with Bill Laboon.
  • January 6, 13:15 UTC: Application of slashes from era 188.
  • January 6, 13:15 UTC: Start of next referendum voting period.
  • Q1 2021: Bitcoin is coming to Polkadot (PolkaBTC).
  • Q1 2021: Ethereum bridge is coming to Polkadot.

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