Polkadot Digest 7 Nov 2023

Polkadot News

Version 1.3.0 of Parity’s Polkadot Host has been released. Release Polkadot v1.3.0 · paritytech/polkadot-sdk · GitHub

Entering the Ending Period, Parallel Finance is in the lead in the current parachain lease auction. Auctions and crowdloans on Polkadot & Kusama networks | Parachains.info

Referendum 241, proposing to upgrade Polkadot to runtime v1’000’000, is now in the Deciding Period on the Whitelisted Track. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/referenda/241

Referendum 239, proposing to cancel Ref 211 (which was proposing to upgrade the Polkadot runtime, but was misconfigured), is now in the Decision Period. https://kusama.polkassembly.io/referenda/301

Polkadot founder Gavin Wood was interviewed in a recent episode of the Kusamarian. https://twitter.com/TheKusamarian/status/1721428120022966683

Kusama News

Turing Network is in the lead in the current parachain lease auction, but Parathread 3335 has already been in the lead for more than half of the Ending Period blocks. https://parachains.info/auctions/kusama

After a misconfiguration in Referendum 297, Referendum 301 is also proposing to upgrade Kusama to runtime v1’000’000. https://kusama.polkassembly.io/referenda/301