Ethereum 2.0 v1 Candidate Spec Released

ethereum2.0 spec oct 2020

Ethereum 2.0 developers have published the v1.0.0 release candidate 0 of the ethereum 2.0 spec. Danny Ryan, the ethereum 2.0 coordinator, says: “v1.0.0-rc.0 is a release candidate based on the v1.0-candidate branch/PR in preparation for the v1.0.0 release. Although it is intended to be compatible with the eventual v1.0.0, there is a chance that small incompatibilities are introduced in final configuration selection or if any unexpected issues arise.” The release of v1 gives the greenlight for the launch of the ethereum 2.0 genesis block which is expected this November. Before that there’s a second dry run called Zinken which is to start on Monday with the v1 spec then to follow provided all goes well. The deposit contract is then to follow with this release candidate having as highlight the use of BLSv4 in test vectors. Once it launches, a minimum of 500,000 eth has to be deposited with the…

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