• The Founder of Zilliqa (ZIL) Explains Why Ethereum (ETH) Is Better Than Other L1s

  • After a forced break, Zilliqa (ZIL), the first sharded blockchain with smart contracts, has resumed operations. Here’s how its team handled the “challenge,” as well as what its founder appreciates about Ethereum (ETH).

    In less than 24 hours, Zilliqa (ZIL) managed to reestablish the mainnet.

    The mainnet of Zilliqa (ZIL) has been restarted following a collapse, according to an official announcement issued on the main Zilliqa (ZIL) website. The team revealed the main source of the problems in an official postmortem.

    According to the statement, the integrated OCaml secp256k1 library failed to handle one of Zilliqa’s programming language Scilla’s built-in function calls (ecdsa recover pk).

    As a result, Zilliqa’s (ZIL) mainnet blocks were not added to the blockchain. The team was compelled to update binaries on Zilliqa (ZIL) miners. The recovery update was finished on July 30, 2022.

    Right now, operators of Zilliqa (ZIL) nodes are updating their software to verify that blocks are uploaded appropriately. As a result, some stakeholders may face delays in receiving benefits for their engagement.

    Amrit Kumar celebrates the fifth anniversary of Zilliqa (ZIL) by identifying innovators and copycats.

    It should be highlighted that Zilliqa (ZIL) was able to reactivate the network on its fifth anniversary. On July 31, 2017, Zilliqa (ZIL) went active on the mainnet.

    Amrit Kumar, the founder of Zilliqa (he stepped down from his role in Zilliqa on May 29), took the time to share the “secret sauce” of Ethereum (ETH) and other successful blockchains.

    He claimed that Ethereum (ETH) has always advocated for long-term innovative vision rather than replicating others’ techniques for rapid success:

    Constant innovation has kept Ethereum alive for all these years despite all the issues. Most if not all other L1s stopped innovating soon after they launched and instead started mimicking short-term success strategies. Bitcoin cannot and should not be like those other L1s.

    Mr. Kumar remarked that Bitcoin (BTC) should follow the same revolutionary ethos.

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