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We underestimated how long the participation test and sharding will take

July 4, 2020

The Hashing It Out podcast recently hosted Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin. During the show, he explained how he would deal differently with the creation of Ethereum today.

Buterin recognized the existence of a number of large and small changes, such as thinking about gas costs. “We really didn’t set it up well at first,” Buterin said in the July 2 podcast interview.

Buterin’s biggest changes concern shards and evidence of use

After mentioning gas prices and other minor changes he’d made from the start, Buterin took a look at some of the biggest changes around Ethereum.

We underestimated how long the participation test and sharding will takeWe underestimated how long the participation test and sharding will take

“We definitely underestimated how long it would take to do many of the things we didn’t start in 2015.”Buterin said, referring to proof of deployment or PoS and splintering as the most important aspects.

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“If we had known it would take years, we would probably have designed the roadmap differently, considered what the different teams would work on differently, and made many decisions in a completely different way than we do. ” I think there is definitely a lot of regret and wasted time in these aspects. “

The blockchain expert also highlighted regret and wasted time on various aspects, such as the technical part of the network, and discussed a variety of topics and concepts during the in-depth interview.

Ethereum 2.0 is on the move

Ethereum 2.0 or ETH 2.0 has been in the works for a while. Initially expected for January 2020, ETH 2.0 was faced with a number of delays. A post on June 23 on the Ethereum blog showed that the team is still working.

Earlier this week, Buterin also talked about Ethereum’s gradual transaction scaling process.