Stellar Core v10.1.0 was released, improving performance by changing the way stellar-core interfaces with the database.
Stellar Core v10.3.0 improves the performance of a node by up to 10x on low end hardware.
SDF details “Stellar Protocol Values” to help guide people as they are submitting protocol changes (CAPs). Highlights:
Recent proposals involving the use of data entries have inspired debate over whether data entries should be used or deprecated.
McCaleb asked if the network should “push to get rid of inflation”. This has inspired passionate responses and below are summaries of some of the viewpoints and questions.
Keep the current inflation mechanism
Remove the current inflation mechanism
The prospect of removing the current inflation mechanism inspires several questions:
Should lumens be inflationary? If yes: