It has been just over one year since I released version 0.8 of Peer Production on the Crypto Commons (PPCC), so this change log for the upgrade from version 0.8 to 1.0 is doubling as a recap of 2020. The original version of this post is on blockcommons.red.
If you haven’t read PPCC most of the material here is integrated within it somewhere, along with a general introduction to open source, peer production, and common pool resources — and an exploration of how these concepts feature in decentralized cryptocurrency ecosystems.
You can see the full changelog in the Pull Request…
Treasury balance: 702,029 DCR (approx +10,634 DCR/month) — $98.6 million (+$1.5M/month) based on $140.45 DCR price
Published Jul 25 by sz1 | edited Jul 26 | 15 comments
This proposal requests funding for Decred representation at Crypto Expo Dubai in October 2021. The proposal originally offered two options (one with a presentation and booth, another costing $1,000 less with no booth), but the booth option became unavailable and the proposal was edited to offer a new choice to the stakeholder community: An optional presentation costing $5,000, plus a budget of $21,240 for travel and accommodation for…
Treasury balance: 698,260 DCR (approx + 10,634 DCR/month) — $79.1 million (+$1.2M/month) based on $113.33 DCR price
Published Jul 6 by rstaudt | edited Jul 6 | 14 comments
Voting figures as of writing: 11,920 Yes votes, 330 No votes (97.3% Yes) — voter participation of 30%.
This proposal outlines a new consensus rules change, it projects costs of $10,000 to produce the code and DCP, to be drawn from the core network development budget. The purpose of this consensus change is to automate the ticket revocation process — this would simplify the user experience…
Treasury balance: 688,891 DCR (approx +10,848 DCR/month) — $82.1 million (+$1.3 million/month) based on $119.22 DCR price
Published Jun 6 by degeri | edited Jun 7 | 8 comments
This proposal requests a budget of $5,000 for maintenance of the program for another 1 year, with a maximum budget of $100,000 for bounty payouts. The payout amounts have been increased as compared to previous phases, to increase interest and participation. The proposal reported maintenance costs of $1,822 for the last year, in dealing with a total of 51 submissions, including 4 valid reports. Payouts…
Highlights for May:
Treasury balance: 672,756 DCR (approx +11,066 DCR/month) — $141 million (+$2.3M/month) based on $209.09 DCR price
Published Apr 28 by lukebp | 2 comments
This proposal requests $118K to fund Backend ($64K) and Frontend ($54K) development of Politeia — it outlines a set of deliverables which are estimated to take around six months to complete, but it won’t start until the v1.1.0 release is completed. The proposal includes breakdown tables estimating the amount of time required in each of Design, Implementation and Verification phases. …
Highlights for March:
Treasury balance: 659,371 DCR (approx +11,288 DCR/month) — $110 million (+$1.8M/month) based on $166.53 DCR price
Published Mar 11 by bee | edited Mar 15 | 3 comments
Voting figures as of writing: 10,108 Yes votes, 491 No votes (95.4% Yes) — voter participation of 25%
This proposal requests a maximum budget of $16,500 to cover 11 months of work, with an estimate of $8,800 for the amount that will be billed in the period. This is a renewal of a previous proposal, which passed with 73% approval. The proposal lists moderators on various platforms and the expected…
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