Developed by FFG Casper (Friendly Finality Gadget) Danny Ryan (Danny Ryan), published on GitHub the first release of code updates to change the consensus mechanism in Ethereum with Proof-of-Work to Proof-of-Stake.
According to him, “v0.1.0 indicates more clearly the names of the releases that will help customers and external auditors, it is easier to track the contract and changes.” Now developers and users can test the code and the date of its implementation of changes to the underlying network will be reported later.
It is expected that for the first time, the main burden will fall on the PoW miners and PoS-validators will only periodically create checkpoints. In the future, from a PoW mining is planning to withdraw completely, but when it happens, at the moment unknown.
We will remind, the co-founder of social news website Reddit Alexis Ohanian (Alexis Ohanian) stated that by the end of the year the price of Ethereum will reach $15 thousand.