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Tezos: Voting process explained

Biweekly update 20th November-4th December


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  • A Tezos Grantee — has launched a new website for their Galleon wallet.
  • Tezos Upgrade — PROTO 003. Tezos is about to upgrade to the 3rd protocol iteration, which improves the network and gets things ready for the first voting period. This upgrade achieves the following:
  1. Adds some additional RPC API endpoints for voting support to allow 3rd party developers to build cool new user interfaces
  2. Fixes network SPAM issues with a fee overhaul
  3. Fixes a few other bugs

You can read full details here.

This release brings bakechain in line with the latest PROTO 003 changes for Tezos. We’ve made the following changes:

1.Updates to proto 003

2.Fixed mempool endpoint for updated protocol

3.Fixed seed_nonce and reveals

4.Improved POW baker

5.Improved hardware test (was giving out higher readings)

6.Fixed bug with ledger

  • Tezsure State of Work #2 — new website here.
  • An important patch addressing LMDB resource exhaustion in the Tezos shell (used by bakers and full nodes) is available.
  • Tezos is closer than ever into upgrading the protocol to zk-SNARKs. First smart contract platform privacy coin.

“This library contains OCaml bindings to Zcash Sapling for the purpose of adding highly efficient zk-SNARKs to Tezos.” Check here for more details.

Social encounters

  • Tezos Korea Foundation signed on MOU with Yonsei University for the purpose of blockchain talent development.
  • Tezos asked to GitPull/Recompile/Update Baker Now and prepare for protocol change on Monday 26Nov18 on Reddit.
  • Tezos Korea will attend as speaker on governmental conference hosted by Korea Ministry of the Interior and Safety, check this link for more details.
  • Tezos recommended bakers to join the obsidian_llc baking Slack channel to keep track of the latest tezos network updates.
  • Berlin, Germany, the Factory Berlin, Görlitzer Park Campus at 6:30 PM on 26 November: speeches from Jacob Arluck and Juraj Selep.
  • Foundation President Ryan Jesperson will talk Tezos with Tom Lyons, Chairman of the Enterprise Blockchain Working Group of thecryptovalley, on Dec. 6.
  • Tezos Voting Process explained precisely.
  • Check out Foundation President Ryan Jesperson’s interview with LuzernerZeitung.
  • On June 30, the Tezos Foundation proposed a genesis block that became the seed of the Tezos network. For a time following the proposal, there was an expectation that, while fully operational, the network had a higher likelihood of experiencing unscheduled downtime along with maintenance and adjustments.

  • Small but still: CODEX, an exchange with ~82BTC daily volume listed Tezos: here.


  • Betanet launched on the 30th of June 2018.

What’s up next?

  • Footage from Tezos event at San Francisco Blockchain Week, where they announced the commitment to train 1,000 new Tezos developers in 2019.

Partnerships and team members

  • Tezos Korea Foundation signed on MOU with Yonsei University for the purpose of blockchain talent development.


No updates.

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