Polkadot Weekly News February 15, 2021

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Polkadot Core

Polkadot Referenda and Motions

  • #16 Increase number of active validators to 599.
  • #60 PolkaStats treasury expense proposal – operation costs for Polkadot, 21.12.2020 to 21.03.2021 has executed.
  • #61 SubstraTEE scalability M8.2 has executed.
  • #62 Upgrade of Polkadot Runtime to v28

Polkadot Bounties

Polkadot Proposals 

  • #13 Lawyer to Verify Legal Names.
  • #2 Set the new runtime code.
  • #4 Increase the number of Validators to 299.
  • #5 Increase the number of Validators to 399.
  • #6 Increase the number of Validators to 499.
  • #10 Send a call through an indexed pseudonym of the sender.

Kusama Proposals and Referenda

  • #100 Upgrade of Kusama Runtime to v2028 has executed.
  • #270 Kusama integration in Rotki – Milestone 2/2 has executed.

Dates of Note

  • February 16, 15:36 UTC: Start of new staking era.
  • February 17, 17:45 UTC: Election of new council candidates.
  • February 19, 8:54 UTC: Voting ends on council motion 62.
  • February 28: Proposals to participate in the next Polkadot Decoded are due.
  • March 3, 17:45 UTC: Dispatch of referendum 14 if passed.
  • March 3, 17:45 UTC: Start of next referendum voting period.
  • March 11, 17:45 UTC: Start of next spending period
  • March 31, 18:45 UTC: Dispatch of referendum 16 if passed.
  • May 20: The next Polkadot Decoded event.
  • June 23, 15:00 UTC Substrate Seminar by Bill Laboon.
  • Q1 2021: Bitcoin is coming to Polkadot (PolkaBTC).
  • Q1 2021: Ethereum bridge is coming to Polkadot.
  • Q1 2021: Kusama Parachain relsease.
  • Q1 2021: Polkadot Parachain release.

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