Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Contract Now Waiting For Report While Beacon Testnet Explorer Launches

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The deposit contract naturally has to go through a testnet before then, with it unclear at this stage when the ethereum 2.0 multi-client testnet is to launch. That said, I don’t expect particular issues with that component as there are a number of single client testnets using the deposit contract as is. The deposit contract for ethereum 2.0 is seemingly unlikley to go out this month because it is now waiting for a report according to Danny Ryan, eth 2.0 coordinator, who said: “Runtime Verificaton will be publishing their full formal veirifcation, analysis, and report within the month. An explorer has gone out for it, however, but this is for the Prysmatic Labs specific single client Beacon chain testnet. So a winter testent launch and a spring mainnet launch for the ethereum 2.0 genesis block is now the earliest estimate, but things are moving and all this is reaching final stages.

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The deposit contract for ethereum 2.0 is seemingly unlikley to go out this month because it is now waiting for a report according to Danny Ryan, eth 2.0 coordinator, who said:

“Runtime Verificaton will be publishing their full formal veirifcation, analysis, and report within the month. Once that is published, we can deploy the contract.

I am a little hesitant to deploy the official contract until we have gone through a public multi-client testnet to sanity check this process.

That said, I don’t expect particular issues with that component as there are a number of single client testnets using the deposit contract as is.

I know this item is important for the community as a signal that things are moving forward. Once the RV report is out this month, we can discuss a good date.”

So they’re now going through an audit, modeling, and the like, with Runtime Verification describing itself...

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