Polkadot Digest 15 Feb 2023

Polkadot News

With the Ending Period starting in less than 16 hours, Hashed Network is in the lead in the current parachain lease auction. Polkadot/Substrate Portal

Referendum 101, approving a Wasm Smart Contracts Bounty (Bounty #19), is currently passing with 99% in favor and 12 days left to vote. Approval of Wasm Smart Contracts Bounty - bounty 19

Referendum 103, unbricking the Zeitgeist parachain, is currently failing with 83% in favor and 17 days left to vote. Note this was superseded by Ref 104. Polkassembly

Referendum 104, which also unbricks Zeitgeist (just as Referendum 103) but fast-tracked, is passing with 98% in favor and 9 days left to vote. Polkassembly

Motion 345, approving a Treasury Proposal to cover costs of Polkadot-related participation at Token2049 in Singapore, has passed Council vote. Polkassembly

Motion 347, proposing to upgrade System parachains to v9370, has passed Council vote. Note that like all runtime upgrades, this will now require a Referendum to be voted on by all DOT holders. Polkassembly

There are several other Council Motions still up for vote. You can review them here: Polkadot/Substrate Portal

Brushfam has published an article on using Typechain-Polkadot, a comprehensive toolkit for ink! smart contract development. Ways how to use Typechain-Polkadot in your project | by Bogdan Ogorodniy | Brushfam | Feb, 2023 | Medium

Kusama News

With less than day left in the current parachain lease auction, Turing Network is in the lead, but Crowdloan 93 has also been in the lead during the Ending Period. Polkadot/Substrate Portal

Referendum 100, assigning curators to the Spanish Content and Events Bounty, is now up for vote. Polkassembly