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This is a semi-public forum for participating in Ethereum’s research efforts, including but not limited to:

  • Casper
  • Sharding
  • EVM improvements
  • Low-level protocol improvements
  • Economics
    • protocol economics
    • Resource pricing economics
  • Plasma
  • State-channels
  • Other second-level features

This is not the place for:

If your signal to noise ratio gets too low, you will be banned from So please keep discussions information rich. Posting on this site is accepting releasing your submitted content into the public domain (CC0).

Forum Features!

1. LaTeX Equations

This forum supports \LaTeX equations between $dollar signs$. The default LaTeX style is the “inline” style which looks like \sum_{k=0}^n {n \choose k} = 2^n , in text this is

$ \sum_{k=0}^n {n \choose k} = 2^n $

However, if you start your equation with $$ on it’s own beginning and teminating line like,

\sum_{k=0}^n {n \choose k} = 2^n

it looks like this

\sum_{k=0}^n {n \choose k} = 2^n

2. Graphviz diagrams

See the documentation for a list of examples to build your graph.

[graphviz engine=dot]
digraph {
  a[color=red, style=filled, fillcolor=pink];
  a -> b;
  b -> c;
  c -> a;
  d -> c;
  e -> c;
  e -> a;
  a -> e;

3. YUML diagrams

YUML diagrams allow making nice little graphs within your posts.

They have an idiosyncratic but fairly simple markup language.


[foo{bg:cornsilk}] -- [baz]
[foo] -> [bar{bg:orange}]
[baz] -.-> [qux]
[quux] --label-> [bar]
[Vote Message|+Source hash;-Source height;+Target hash;-Target height|+Withdraw();+Last_commit]

4. Images!

Unsurprisingly, we also support images.

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