Polkadot Digest 25 Jan 2024

Polkadot News

The next parachain auction begins on 28 Jan at block 19_238_400. Auctions and crowdloans on Polkadot & Kusama networks | Parachains.info

Referendum 433, proposing a tip for adding the try-state hook in the Tip and Vesting pallets, has passed. Untitled - Referenda V2 | Polkassembly

Tips for contributions to Polkadot SDK can be initiated on Github. Example from Ref 433: Adding `try_state` hook for Vesting pallet by Doordashcon · Pull Request #2847 · paritytech/polkadot-sdk · GitHub

Referendum 394, assigning a curator to Bounty 32 (System Parachains Collator Bounty), is passing with 99.6% in favor. Assigning a Curator to Bounty 32 (System Parachain Collator Bounty) | Polkassembly

Referendum 416, proposing to upgrade the Polkadot runtime to v1’001’000, is passing almost unanimously. Upgrade Polkadot v1,001,000 | Polkassembly

Referendum 440, proposing to clean up an undecodable storage entry, is passing with 73% in favor. Clean up undecodable storage entry | Polkassembly

Kusama News

Kusama validators - please ensure that you have updated to the latest client version (1.6.0) and have rotated your session keys to generate BEEFY keys. You can check if your validator has BEEFY keys here: ParaNodes - Polkadot and Kusama Validator

BEEFY is a secondary protocol to allow efficient bridging between consensus systems. For details, see Polkadot Consensus · Polkadot Wiki

With one day left in the current parachain lease auction, Sora Kusama has been in the lead the vast majority of the Ending Period. Kusama Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info