- FRAME v2 (
- Allow council to slash treasury tip.
- Substrate V.3.0 which will bring Ethereum compatibility likely to be released in 1st half of 2021.
- #13 Incorrect Slashing on Council Caused by elections-phragmen Pallet Bug is ongoing.
- #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 has executed.
Kusama Proposals and Referenda
- #95 Incorrect Slashing on Council Caused by elections-phragmen Pallet Bug has executed.
- #63 Make Kusama database snapshots available on Polkashots.io.
- Polkadot becomes first blockchain platform to rebrand through a bounty program.
Dates of Note
- January 5, 15:36 UTC: Start of new staking era.
- January 6, 15:00 UTC: Election of new council candidates.
- January 6, 15:00 UTC: Start of next referendum voting period.
- January 6, 15:00 UTC: Voting ends for referendum 13.
- January 11, 1:00 UTC: Rococo V1 parachain registration opening will occur.
- January 13, 13:00 UTC: NFT Crash Course – Enter the Metaverse.
- January 22, 15:00 UTC: Start of next spending period.
- January 27, 15:00 UTC: Application of slashes from era 212.
- January 30, 15:36 UTC: Application of slashes from era 215.
- February 3, 15:00 UTC: Potential dispatch of referendum 13 (if passed).
- Q1 2021: Bitcoin is coming to Polkadot (PolkaBTC).
- Q1 2021: Ethereum bridge is coming to Polkadot.
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