The head of the Ethereum Foundation, Hudson Jameson, noted that the block number is not yet discussed. It is under negotiation, according to an official statement by Jameson.
Network update will take place in two stages
Network developers at the end of August said they were postponing a forkFork
– is the intentional use of one code base of a software project to start another. That is, changing the blockchain code to split it into two.Details date called Istanbul. The network will be updated in two stages: the first will take place in early October, and the second in the first quarter of 2020. Hudson Jameson announced that a lot depends on the speed of block formation.
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The chief infrastructure engineer at the Ethereum Infura startup, noted that the previous fork showed that it is necessary to try to install two networks: a test network and a fork network.
- In March this year, the Ethereum Constantinople network was updated. Despite the problems of the test version, the hardforkHardfork
– a fundamental change in the source code, incompatible with the old protocol and the used software.Details process was successful.