DotLeap 97 - Polkadot Roadmap Roundup
Gavin's Polkadot Fellowship Manifesto, Acala on a comeback, new runtime upgrade, and more.
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🔴 ⭕️ Relay Chain
total supply - 1.24B DOT | staking - 51.5% | parachains & crowdloans - 11%
🔴 🏛 Governance
Referendum 74, proposing to open several HRMP channels, is passing unanimously.
Referendum 75, proposing to upgrade the Polkadot relay chain runtime to v9280, has been passed and executed.
Referendum 76, proposing to upgrade the Polkadot relay chain runtime to v9281, has passed. This runtime upgrade has fixed a security vulnerability found by SRLabs. For details, see
Applications are now open until 23 Oct to join Polkadot DevCamp Intake #2, where you can learn everything you need to start building parachains.
The staking team published a new proposal for consideration.
StackUp posted a proposal to fund the second of two allocations requested as part of the successful execution of the Learn-and-Earn campaign for the Polkadot Hackathon Global Series 2022. In this connection, the team has also published their delivery report for the community to review!
Kusama Updates ₑₓₚₑcₜ cₕₐₒₛ
🦅 ⭕️ Relay Chain
total supply - 12.78m KSM | staking - 55.3% | parachains & crowdloans - 7%
🦅 🏛 Governance
Referendum 235, proposing to upgrade the Kusama Relay Chain to runtime v9291, has passed.
Referendum 231, proposing to upgrade the Kusama Relay Chain to runtime v9290, failed. Note that there was a request to the community to reject the proposal. Instead, Referendum 235 was proposed.
Referendum 233, extending the Picasso parachain’s by swapping two lease slots, is passing with 99% in favor.
Referendum 234, approving a Treasury Proposal for WagMedia, is passing with 83% in favor.
Motion 550 is now up for vote: The proposal aims to upgrade Statemine's runtime to v9290.
⛓ Connected Parachains, dApps, and others
projects connected to the DOT and KSM relay chains
Zeitgeist published How To Use Zeitgeist and How To Make A Prediction On Zeitgeist (video).
Bit.Country published a new ecosystem report.
Acala has completed stages 1 and 2 of its resumption process.
Basilisk published Snek Shipooor, an overview of progress made on its network.
Phala published Phat Contract. Hello There.
Composable published DotSama x Cosmos: Composable’s perspective.
Equilibrium published Equilibrium 101: EQD Stablecoin.
The first referendum on Amplitude has been accepted.
🔗 Candidate Parachains, dApps, and others
projects that are not yet connected to the DOT and KSM relay chains
Tea Project published TEA Hosting Nodes: “Dynamic” IPFS Gateways.
🌎 Community & Ecosystem
Watch the latest Polkadot Community Call.
Rob Habermeier has published a Polkadot roadmap roundup, with details and expected timelines for asynchronous backing, parathreads, XCMv3, and more.
Gavin Wood published the first draft of the Polkadot Fellowship Manifesto, explaining a new rules-based, ranked-membership organization for decentralizing technical decision making on Polkadot.
Polkadot-JS API v9.4.2 has been released.
Note that there have been some finality issues on the Westend Testnet.
🌠 NFT Review
A weekly newsletter keeping up with the evolution of NFTs in the Dotsama ecosystem.
RMRK published a new ecosystem report for September.
Nested NFTs and Nested Royalties are now fully functional on Singular. Read this post for all the details.
Polkadot now in the Bit.Country Metaverse.
Unique Network announced a partnership with Lemonade Social.
👷♂️ Jobs in Web 3.0
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Web3 Foundation is looking for a Technical Educator, Spec Engineer, and Technical Grants Evaluator. Apply here.
That's it for this week - I hope this was as useful for you to read as it was for us to write!
Many thanks to Bill Laboon for his daily digest—which helps us not miss some important updates—and Raul Romanutti for helping us ensure that the governance news is accurate.
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