Week in Ethereum News
January 7, 2023

Eth News and Links

Shapella (Shanghai + Capella) upgrade

  • Latest core devs execution call video.  Summary by Tim Beiko.  Notes from Tim Beiko & Christine Kim:
    • EOF removed from Shanghai to not delay withdrawals
    • No other EIPs being added e.g. EIP1153 (transient storage)
    • Withdrawal-devnet-1 running with all client combinations
    • Contract devs: EIP3860 (limit & meter initcode) changing to error with out of gas exception
    • Discussion on including SSZ withdrawal roots on execution layer for light clients
  • Consensus specs v1.3.0-rc.0: Capella specs feature complete & stable unless unexpected issues

Cancun + D-starname upgrade

Layer 1

Client releases

  • Consensus Layer
    • Lodestar v1.3.0: networking & performance improvements and keymanager API conformance

Layer 2


  • EIP6212: Buyable NFT tokens on-chain and royalties
  • EIP6268: Non transferability indicator for ERC1155
  • EIP6269: Full EVM equivalence

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