Polkadot Digest 8 Aug 2023

Polkadot News

Parathread 3346 won the most recent parachain lease auction, despite being in the lead less than 10% of the Ending Period. Auctions and crowdloans on Polkadot & Kusama networks | Parachains.info

This is due to the nature of candle auctions. For details, see Parachain Slot Auctions · Polkadot Wiki

Referendum 84, updating the collator set configuration for Polkadot system parachains, is passing with 98.8% in favor. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/referenda/84

Mangata’s multi-chain rollup architecture allowing bridgeless cross-chain swaps is an interesting example of what can be done with Substrate. https://mirror.xyz/0x53A1Ab8126D8F57AAF8C62c5514EF8d7CB12B396/AYHSKgJYuszTO99SHkdOTfcAoVb-fhRrnobb1VsJ3Rc

Interested in developing on Substrate yourself? Check out https://docs.substrate.io/

Or interested in other things happening in the Polkadot ecosystem? See the #PolkadotRoundup Twitter thread - https://twitter.com/Polkadot/status/1688573364539998208

Kusama News

With two and half days left in the current parachain lease auction, DAO IPCI is in the lead of the current parachain lease auction, but Kabocha has also been in the lead during the Ending Period. Kusama Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info