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Ethereum creators conclude eight suggestions for Shangai upgrade

By Lucy Adegbe

The creators of the Ethereum charity concluded eight Ethereum modification suggestions (Ethereum Improvement Proposals EIP) for the Shangai upgrade, which succeeds the Merge and the integration to the proof-of-stake (PoS) agreement, as stated by the Ethereum charity on November 24th. 

During a weekly summon, creators concluded on the exact elements to be added to the upcoming hard fork, which is scheduled to be introduced within the last six months of next year. 

As tweeted by the charity’s Java squad, “We are happy to announce the launch of an early Pre-Shangai testnet we are calling ‘Shandong’. This is an experimental testnet run in cooperation with EF DevOps which activates a set of selected Shangai-considered EIPs for early client testing.”

A major attribute to look out for on this hard fork is the opening of the Beacon locked-up Ethereum token, making it possible for tokens to be processed for withdrawals. In other words, customers that locked up their Ether before the Merge will effortlessly retrieve their assets alongside other benefits. A former schedule predicted staked Ethereum token to be made obtainable in a year or six months following the Merge.

One of the authorized suggestions includes the EIP 4844, which is concerned with strengthening its technology to help improve system yield and promote a plunge in trade cost, a major enhancement for its scalability feature.

Some of the other suggested EIPs include the EIP 3540, EIP 3670, EIP 4200, EIP 4570  and EIP 5450.