Polkadot Digest 25 Oct 2023

Polkadot News

With the Ending Period beginning in approximately 15 hours, Interlay is in the lead in the current parachain lease auction. Auctions and crowdloans on Polkadot & Kusama networks | Parachains.info

Interested in experimenting with Agile Coretime on Rococo? Santi Balaguer from Parity has posted details and instructions here: https://twitter.com/SantiBalaguer/status/1716796073182724405

Please note that there is no need for individual users to issue crowdloan.refund extrinsics. There is generally no action needed by individual users; the crowdloaned DOT should already be in the original crowdloaning account. Everything you need to know about Polkadot crowdloans | Polkadot

For more details on how this process works, please see the Polkadot Wiki: Parachain Crowdloans ยท Polkadot Wiki

Referendum 211, to upgrade Polkadot to runtime v1โ€™000โ€™000, is now up for vote. However, no DD has yet been placed. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/referenda/211

Kusama News

With slightly under three days left in the current parachain lease auction, Zero has been in the lead the vast majority of the Ending Period. Kusama Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

Referendum 297, to upgrade Kusama to runtime v1โ€™000โ€™000 is now up for vote. https://kusama.polkassembly.io/referenda/297

Note that as it is on the Whitelisted Track, it will also need to be whitelisted by the Polkadot Technical Fellowship. For details, see Polkadot OpenGov ยท Polkadot Wiki

There are now 9 active Referenda up for vote on Kusama OpenGov. Polkadot/Substrate Portal