Ethereum 2.0 Progress Surprises Dev, Testnet Coming

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An eth 2.0 implementers call is now to be held on Thursday with the agenda to be published shortly. Apparently you can ask questions in the chatbox during the implementers call, with it unclear whether we might expect any surprise, like an actual testnet launch. The development of ethereum 2.0 is seemingly moving faster than expected with all major clients now connected to each other in a Local Area Network (LAN) setting. At that point the process begins as people start transferring eth to the deposit contract, so taking out some supply from circulation. Those with less than 32 eth can probably use a pool with companies like Coinbase likely to provide staking services.

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The development of ethereum 2.0 is seemingly moving faster than expected with all major clients now connected to each other in a Local Area Network (LAN) setting.

According to Adrian Manning, co-founder of Lighthouse’s Sigma Prime, various different eth 2.0 node clients written in different programming languages can now “talk.”

Manning publicly said Status’ Nimbus, PegaSy’s Artemis, Trinity and ChainSafe’s Lodestar are all interoperable with each other.

“We didn’t expect 3-4 clients being able to communicate so early in the interop locking so we didn’t plan for that,” Mamy Ratsimbazafy of Status told Trustnodes when asked of a time estimate as to when a testnet might be expected.

“We’ll release one when a sufficient number of clients are comfortable with all parts of the spec,” says Jacek Sieka, another eth 2.0 dev from the Nimbus team.

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