On Tuesday, Danny Ryan, the developer of Casper the Pleasant Finality Gadget (FFG), posted a Casper v0.1 "First Launch" of the code on GitHub, admitting that "v0.1.zero marks us extra clearly tagging releases to assist shoppers and exterior auditors extra simply observe the contract and adjustments."
He additional gave suggestions to a Reddit post concerning the improve, saying:
"Extra than simply the analysis workforce is utilizing the contract now — auditors, shopper devs, and many others — so we wished to start out issuing clearer versioning and changelogs to assist everybody keep organized."
Casper FFG was first published in October 2017, aiming to unravel “open questions of financial finality by means of validator deposits and crypto-economic incentives.” In late April, the Ethereum Enchancment Proposal (EIP) #1011: Hybrid Casper FFG was introduced, with the aim of making a hybrid system of consensus that seeks to push the community away from points related to cryptocurrency mining.
The Hybrid Casper FFG will reportedly mix Proof-of-Work with Proof-of-Stake (PoS) consensus, with the aim of ultimately transitioning to PoS. In response to the EIP, one of many specs of the replace reduces the block reward for miners to zero.6 ETH from the present three ETH.