95: Binary Slates 🧾
Covering April 20-26 2020
New binary slate format with armoring comparisons to JSON.
Parallel IBD RFC draft up that aims to improve syncing.
Armored slates RFC encoding the slates to an easy-to-share format.
How to use NRD Kernels for payment channels.
The Grinnode.live Node Challenge has finished! Details for how winners can claim their prizes, by @mcm-mike
Grin v4.0.0 Network Upgrade (HF3), expected ~ July 15, 2020:
@tromp posted to mailing list outlining the planned use of NRD kernels for payment channels asking for feedback.
New RFC: Parallel IBD, by @jaspervdm.
New RFC: Armored slates, by @j01tz.
@antiochp weekly update.
@yeastplume weekly update.
A new binary slate format was introduced by @yeastplume leading to further space savings. Here’s a comparison of the armor output for JSON and binary variants.
The last governance meeting discussed a new structure of keybase teams, and reviewed the open RFCs.
Relative kernels [node-dev]
Multiple named wallets [wallet-dev]
Create a Moderation team [core]
Slate Serialization [wallet-dev]
e2e encrypted slates over http(s) [wallet-dev]
No Recent Duplicate (NRD) Kernels [node-dev]
Compact Slates [wallet-dev]
Final Comment Period
General fund spending guidelines [core] - disposition to Merge, FCP extended to May 05.
“Glass Glow Grin” Artwork in this edition is by @LovelyGrin.
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