Polkadot Digest 13 Sep 2022

Polkadot News

With four and a half left in the current parachain lease auction, anonymous parathread ID 2058 has been in the lead the entire Ending Period. Polkadot/Substrate Portal

Referendum 73, proposing to upgrade the Statemint runtime to v9270, has passed and executed. Polkassembly

EasyA has published a Treasury Proposal for Milestone 2, following successful completion of their London hackathon. Polkassembly

There is also a potential Treasury Proposal to fund community involvement at Token2049. Polkassembly

There is a post on Polkassembly seeking feedback about increasing the minimum nomination limit (note that this does not impact the minimum to receive staking rewards). Polkassembly

This is to make nomination pools, which should be coming soon to Polkadot, more attractive and reduce individual nominations.

There is a post seeking feedback on a potential Treasury Proposal for a San Francisco Blockchain Week Polkadot Summit. Polkassembly

ChainSafe has published a proposal for continuing development of the Gossamer Polkadot Host implementation (written in Go) using Treasury funds. Polkassembly

The Polkadot Digest focuses on the Relay Chain, but there is lots of other activity happening in the Polkadot ecosystem: https://twitter.com/Polkadot/status/1569327104847757328

Polkadot will be represented at Stand P70 at Singapore’s Token2049 conference 28-29 September. You can sign up for a raffle for a free ticket here: Win a Free Ticket to TOKEN2049 Singapore | Polkadot

Kusama News

Referendum 228, proposing to upgrade Kusama to runtime 9280, is passing with 94% in favor with a few hours left to vote. Polkassembly

Referendum 229, a proposal which was admitted to be a mistake by the originator, is still failing with 2% in favor with five days left to vote. Polkassembly

Per Treasury Proposal 164, Polkascan Explorer has been open-sourced. GitHub - polkascan/explorer: Polkascan Substrate Explorer

The original Treasury Proposal is here: Polkassembly

There is a post seeking feedback for a potential Treasury Proposal for a Polkadot Search Indexer and RPC endpoints. Polkassembly