The Ethereum developers decided not to hurry and move again the second part of the hard forks Metropolis – Constantinople, which started in the summer after the testing was scheduled for October, and then shifted first for a few days, and then on Nov. The new date by which the developers came during a conference call scheduled for January-February of 2019. The implementation update is delayed due to some bugs found during testing of the network Ropsten.

Recall that Constantinople includes changes designed to improve the efficiency of the platform to change its economic policies, and postpone the so-called “bomb complexity.” Transfer hard forks can also lead to adding in Constantinople for new solutions.