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Catapult Launch Announcement 1
This is a joint message for our community on behalf of the Catapult Migration Group, comprised of The NEM Foundation, NEM Studios, NEM Ventures and Tech Bureau Holdings.
Representatives of each entity have been working together since July 2019 in a steering committee comprised of a team with extensive experience and diverse qualifications - analysing and discussing the various options, challenges, implications and opportunities relating to public release of Catapult.
We would like to share our current plan and next steps so the NEM community can see what is planned at present and which recommendations have been made to-date. A lot of work has been undertaken by various parties, including Core Developers who released Catapult Elephant version 3 in early September after 3.5 years of work. Catapult represents a brand new technology stack, with cutting edge features that have never been available on a decentralized system, including aggregated transactions and multi-level multisignature accounts, while building on the already solid feature set we know and love from NIS1.
After many discussions and much consideration, The Catapult Migration Team has reached an approach, which has been recommended to and reviewed by the NEM Core Team.
The primary decisions are summarised below and further explained in more detail:
Token Names: Two
Type of Launch: Opt-In to new chain...
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