Aave calls on members to commit to Ethereum PoS chain

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Aave token holders have been requested to participate in an Aave Request for Remark (ARC) that might require them to “commit” to Ethereum’s proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus.

The ARC, proposed on Aug. 16, is available in gentle of Ethereum’s upcoming transition to proof-of-stake. It calls for members to pick out the Ethereum Mainnet working beneath PoS consensus as the brand new “canonical” governance system, whereas additionally giving energy to an authority to close down any Aave deployments on any various Ethereum forks. 

The proposal will quickly be made on Aave’s DAO, which permits Aave token holders to vote on software program developments and updates to the AAVE protocol.

As outlined on Aave’s governance web site, the proposal comes with two predominant specs. Firstly, members will formally sign that the Aave DAO deployed on Ethereum Mainnet’s PoS consensus is the “canonical governance [mechanism]” of the Aave DAO and Aave markets.

Secondly, a sign will give the Group Guardian the authority to close down any Aave deployments on another forks that come up from the Ethereum Merge.

The result of the governance vote ought to give a very good indication as to the place Aave members stand with respect to Ethereum’s transition to PoS.

Within the report, Aave additionally declared that its code was “totally practical” with Ethereum’s consensus change, which was achieved by deploying Aave V3 on the Ropsten and Goerli testnets in the course of the Merge assessments.

The Ethereum Merge is set to take effect on Sep. 15, in line with the most recent tentative schedule set by Ethereum Core Developer Tim Beiko.

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Having first been deployed on the Ethereum Mainnet, Aave is now on Avalanche, Arbitrum, Optimism, Polygon, Fantom, and Concord. Nevertheless, $5.44 billion, or 72.6% of Aave’s complete worth locked (TVL) resides on Ethereum, so any various Ethereum forking that stems from the Merge might influence the Aave market and token value.

The value of the AAVE token is $109.95 on the time of writing. AAVE is presently the third largest DAO by market cap ($1.54 billion) after Uniswap (UNI) and ApeCoin (APE).