Week in Ethereum News
April 22, 2023

Eth News and Links

Dencun (Cancun + Deneb) upgrade

Layer 1

For Stakers

Layer 2

  • Client diversity coming with Optimism’s Bedrock upgrade:


  • EIPs:
  • ERCs:
    • ERC6882: sharable interface for borrowing
    • ERC6884: Extendable Utility Tokens Derived from Origin NFTs
    • ERC6916: Automatic reset of testnet
    • ERC6912: Versioned TokenIDs for Dynamic NFTs
    • ERC6909: simplified alternative to erc1155
    • ERC6900: modular smart contracts

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Stuff for developers


  • Hundred hacked for 7.4m on Optimism, due to poorly deployed fork of compound v2



Notable at app layer

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