Polkadot Weekly News November 9, 2020

Polkadot Core

Polkadot Referenda

  • #10 Exactly as transfer, except the origin must be root and the source account may be specified (currently failing votes). 
  • #33 Patract Hub’s treasury proposal for Elara v0.2 has passed.
  • #34 OpenSquare’s treasury proposal for a knowledge tip authoring tool has passed.
  • #35 Polkascan operating expenses is ongoing.

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.
  • #8 Increase the number of Validators to 259.
  • #10 Send a call through an indexed pseudonym of the sender.
  • #17 OpenSquare’s treasury proposal for a knowledge tip authoring tool (Treasuy Proposal).
  • #36 LocalCoinSwap Treasury Proposal – Python Substrate libraries upgrade & Polkadot integration.
  • #37 Adding DOT to Ramp’s SDK and enabling frictionless on-ramping across multiple dapps and wallets.
  • #22 The operating expenses of SUBSCAN (Polkadot network) from December 2020 to February 2021 is a treasury proposal.

Polkadot Motions 

  • #36 LocalCoinSwap Treasury Proposal – Python Substrate libraries upgrade & Polkadot integration is proposed.
  • #37 Adding DOT to Ramp’s SDK and enabling frictionless on-ramping across multiple dapps and wallets is proposed.

Kusama Referenda

  • #91 redenomination of KSM has failed.
  • #92 Upgrade of Kusama Runtime to v2026 is ongoing.
  • #236 PolkadotAssetJS an NFT interface for developers and artists is a treasury proposal.

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Dates of Note

  • November 11, 6:12 UTC: Voting ends for referendum 10.
  • November 11, 6:12 UTC: Start of the next referendum voting period.
  • November 11, 6:12 UTC: Start of next spending period.
  • November 11, 6:12 UTC: Election of new council candidates.
  • November 12, 19:06 UTC: Voting ends on council motion 36.
  • November 12, 19:39 UTC: Voting ends on council motion 37.
  • December 3, 14:00 UTC Polkadot Decoded: The Polkadot Community Conference.
  • December 8 5:44 UTC: Potential dispatch of referendum 10 (if passed).
  • Q1 20201: Bitcoin is coming to Polkadot (PolkaBTC).

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