The developers of Ethereum postponed the decision to integrate the algorithm ProgPoW. What's wrong?

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The developers of Ethereum postponed the decision to integrate the algorithm ProgPoW. What's wrong?

The Developers have decided to postpone the decision to integrate resistant -mining algorithm . About the transfer was announced after the regular conference programmers 1 Feb. Apparently, in the Ethereum Foundation want to wait for audit ProgPoW third party.

Developed by Hudson Jameson stated that it is now «form groups for independent assessment of the algorithm». According to him, the audit ProgPoW is needed to determine the usefulness of the algorithm in the mining of cryptocurrencies different types of equipment, including FPGA and ASIC miners.

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Jameson added that the data received should be enough to Ethereum Foundation made the right decision. Unfortunately, no one yet knows the exact date of the audit. Himself Jason waits for the procedure in March or early April.

Some programmers decision on ProgPoW is a real wave of emotion. For example, Martin Canvas Sande complained that the adjudication of the algorithm took them for several months now, and they never came to the final result. Greg Colvin believes the audit is a waste of time. According to him, «they [the developers] just need to make a decision».

I would gladly have done with it today, but I'm no expert. I can wait for the audit, but I'm not ready to make a decision in may. A huge number of people just want to understand what it is to finally get back to business. «Should I spend on a CPU farm with $ 1,000 or not»?

Source: CoinDesk

Someone also suggested that to consider the opinion of the community. Voting rights can give the miners who will give preference to any particular point of view using the Ethereum blockchain. The situation can be monitored in our . Course ETH and other coins are in . For example, today he asked for $ 108.

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