Vitalik Buterin, the Creator of Ethereum, recently spoke about the development surrounding Ethereum 2.0, the final stage of Ethereum, on a Reddit thread dedicated to him.
Yagan, a Redditor, stated that Vitalik Buterin had proved that he was “determined to move forward as a person and as a leader” irrespective of the FUD surrounding Ethereum over the past several months. The Redditor stated,
“Cheers to Vitalik and cheers to his supporters. Cheers to ethereum and cheers to the community that can see the ‘bigger picture’. Congrats on all you have accomplished Vitalik and thank you for being an inspiration to many.”
To this, another Redditor with the username Dont_hate_scienceguy, replied stating that he would sell-out his coins, the day Buterin exits the Ethereum ecosystem. He also added that he has “never had less faith in the [Ethereum] team, than I do after this dothereum nonsense”.
Dothereum is one of the new projects gaining the attention of the Ethereum community. It is a project that is similar to Ethereum, but is built on Polkadot. Some have speculated that Afri Schoedon, a former Ethereum developer, is a part of this project.
This comment caught the attention of Buterin as he replied to the Reddit user by stating that the “the team” in question was “larger and broader” than he or she thought. He further stated that the developers at Prysmatic Labs, Lighthouse, and all the other teams have not delayed the “progress of eth2” even by a single day. He said,
“While I get frustrated with the antics of the “chattering classes” myself, it’s important to keep in mind that Prysmatic, lighthouse, the eth2 research team, etc etc are all continuing work right on schedule, and the recent governance noises, while loud and annoying, did not delay the progress of eth2 by even a single day.”
Buterin further stated that even State Channel, Plasma, ZK roll-up, and 1.x rent proposals were “steadily moving forward”. He added that the current 1.0 clients were also regularly upgraded so that they could “better handle” the load of the current chain. He went on to state,
“[…] a huge victory a few months ago in dropping uncle rates as well as constant improvements in block propagation. When you’re making a bet on the ethereum ecosystem, it’s those silent armies you are betting on.”
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Ethereum 2.0 migration is similar to a hard fork says, Blockstream’s Samson Mow
Ethereum 2.0 project was designed to solve the scalability and consensus problems as Vitalik Buterin , the co-founder of Ethereum said. The much-anticipated rollout features revamp in terms of security, scalability, and decentralization which could not be introduced by means of a hard fork in the existing Ethereum network. According to Samson Mow, the Chief Strategy Officer of Blockstream, “migration of one chain to another, in the case of Ethereum 2.0, is similar to a hard fork”.
In the latest edition of Magical Crypto Friends, hosted by Whale Panda, a prominent figure in the crypto space, took a jibe at the network and stated that Ethereum is basically “dumping Ethereum 1 for Ethereum 2” which would require jumping from one chain to another and “starting from scratch”, and subsequently crop up issues of “potential bugs” on the network.
Responding to which, Mow said,
“You have to expect that everyone is going to give up their old Ethereum or you find a way to migrate it to the new chain. [..] you’re still expecting everyone’s going to migrate right if people don’t migrate then technically you would have the legacy chain alive “
Mow went on draw parallels to the upcoming Ethereum 2.0’s Beacon chain. According to the CSO of the Bitcoin startup firm, the Beacon chain, which is the central blockchain that is responsible for coordinating other Ethereum blockchains, is “similar to Bitcoin main chain”. He further compared the Ethereum’s “shards” to that of Bitcoin’s “side chains”. Following the comparison, Riccardo Spagni, aka Fluffy Pony ridiculed,
“so maybe the dream is to take existing stuff that someone invaded for Bitcoin, rename it, and then that’s how you make it real”
Mow, who is a Bitcoin bull, had earlier singled out Ethereum and said that the blockchain has “no future”.
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