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Ethereum roadmap gets updated, details inside

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Ethereum refines its roadmap, triggering discussions on the implications of prioritizing Layer 2 scaling.

Ethereum roadmap gets updated, details inside

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  • Ethereum’s updated roadmap focuses on compatibility and redesigning key elements.
  • Criticisms arise over Ethereum’s emphasis on Layer 2 scaling.

Despite the uncertainty in the crypto markets, Ethereum[ETH] has consistently been dedicated to making developments on its network. These developments usually follow along a roadmap that has been laid out by Vitalik Buterin and his team.

This roadmap serves as a guiding framework for the continuous development of the Ethereum network.

New directions for Ethereum

The latest amendments to Ethereum’s roadmap bring attention to crucial enhancements. The role of single slot finality (SSF) in post-Merge Proof-of-Stake (PoS) improvement takes center stage, offering a glimpse into the network’s future direction.

For context, Single Slot Finality (SSF) means quickly and securely confirming transactions in just one time slot on the Ethereum blockchain.

Looking at the finer details

Furthermore, Ethereum is placing importance on long-term enhancements by working on making different parts of its technology compatible and interconnected.

These updates signal Ethereum’s commitment to refining its infrastructure and improving scalability. The roadmap aims to address technical intricacies, making Ethereum more robust and interoperable.

While these changes bring promises of a more sophisticated network, the question arises of whether these updates impact Ethereum in the long run.

The commitment to single-slot finality and advancements in tree structures could potentially enhance transaction speed. It would also impact the efficiency of the network.

Some critiques

However, not all sentiments were unanimously positive. Justin Bons, founder of Cyber Capital, voiced a critique that resonates with concerns about Ethereum’s focus on Layer 2 (L2) scaling.

According to Bons, the roadmap lacks a clear emphasis on Layer 1 (L1) scaling, arguing that Ethereum is pushing users toward custodian L2s, which may introduce censorship vulnerabilities.

This critique underscores a philosophical divergence in approach, with Bons advocating for a unified shelling point through L1 scaling.

Read Ethereum’s [ETH] Price Prediction 2023-24

As the community grapples with differing perspectives, the price of ETH adds another layer to the narrative. At the time of writing, ETH is priced at $2,361.39, experiencing a modest decline of -1.21% in the last 24 hours.

Concurrently, the trading volume around ETH also saw a decrease.

Source: Santiment


Himalay is a full-time journalist at AMBCrypto. A Computer Science graduate, Himalay writes about crypto with a special focus on the latest coin-based updates. He is a fan of gonzo journalism, transgressive fiction, heavy metal, and Manchester United.
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