Polkadot Weekly News February 8, 2021

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Polkadot Core

Polkadot Referenda and Motions

  • #14 Immediate Stolen DOT lock-up request has failed.
  • #15 Upgrade to Polkadot runtime v27 has executed.
  • #58 Gradual increase in the number of validators by 1 lot per day for 100 days has executed.
  • #16 Increase number of active validators to 599.
  • #39 The operating expenses of SUBSCAN (Polkadot network) from December 2020 to February 2021 has executed.

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

  • #99 Human verification for Registrar #1 has failed.
  • #265 Make Kusama database snapshots available on Polkashots.io has executed.
  • #267 Curator election for Sub-bounties extenstion bounty: Bryan Chen has executed.
  • #100 Upgrade of Kusama Runtime to v2028.

Dates of Note

  • February 9, 15:36 UTC: Start of next spending period.
  • February 10, 17:36 UTC: Start of new staking era.
  • February 12, 11:37 UTC: Voting ends on council motion 60.
  • February 15, 17:36 UTC: Start of next spending period.
  • February 28: Proposals to participate in the next Polkadot Decoded are due.
  • March 3, 17:36 UTC: Dispatch of referendum 14 if passed.
  • March 3, 17:36 UTC: Start of next referendum voting period.
  • March 31, 18:36 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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