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Our main focus over the past couple of months has been the development and release of the Multi-Collateral Dai (MCD) core contracts on Kovan and their interaction with the core Maker products and tools. As we work toward the full MCD mainnet release, our goal is to be as transparent as possible with the community and consistently help clarify the scope of what will be delivered over the next few months. That said, this blog post will kick off Update One of many Kovan release updates on our road to Multi-Collateral Dai. Our aim is to update the community on our progress every few weeks. These updates will cover our latest deployments and the features within them, and offer example walkthroughs and guides for you to explore on your own.
MCD is essentially a decentralized system without any operator. Once deployed onto the blockchain, it operates in an autonomous way. When building a system like this, it is crucial to get feedback — not just from internal teams, but also from the entire Maker community. Please be sure to ask us any questions you may have, provide feedback or even share your excitement with us. To do so, join our public RocketChat and leave feedback in the #product-feedback channel.
It is no secret that one of the major challenges with the immutable nature of the blockchain is releasing smart contracts. In many respects, it is more like releasing hardware than software. The releases will cover the Maker smart contracts, front-end apps, tools, and services that will all be released on a schedule. Each Kovan release will be paired with a version number referenced in the individual code repositories. The current release is v0.2.2.
In short, the process for each deployment will run through a set number of steps which put the ...
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