Ethereum completed The Merge upgrade on September 15, becoming the first mainstream blockchain protocol to successfully transition from proof-of-work (PoW) to proof-of-stake (PoS), and co-founder Vitalik Buterin is now It is even more believed that Dogecoin (DOGE) and Zcash (ZEC) should also follow the footsteps of Ethereum and turn to PoS consensus mechanism.
“As PoS matures, I think its legitimacy will increase significantly,” Vitalik Buterin said at the “Messari Mainnet 2022” conference recently. He went on to add:
This is not the first time Vitalik Buterin has called on Zcash to switch to PoS. He also said something similar in 2018. In this regard, Zcash founder Zooko Wilcox-O’Hearn said at the time that he wanted to wait for Ethereum to complete the merger first, so As a result, Zchash has objects worthy of reference.
Now, when asked “whether an upgrade similar to a merger will be performed”, although Zooko Wilcox-O’Hearn did not respond positively, he said that he is watching the performance of Ethereum after the upgrade.
On the other hand, Vitalik Buterin also said earlier this year that he is cooperating with the Dogecoin Foundation to help Dogecoin migrate from PoW to PoS consensus mechanism, but the follow-up development is unknown.
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