Engineering Weekly Update - 2021-06-28

Brief Summary


Challenges and Blockers

  • Discussion of the future of RPC nodes involves a large number of internal NEAR teams as well as external partners. @janewang , @frol , @chefsale , and @Bowen are currently main coordinators;
  • Onboarding newcomers takes a lot of time and effort, given the complex tech that we are working with;
  • Aurora team is still blocked on Math API changes for their EVM, but now there any only minor things left. We were finally able to estimate the fees. Unfortunately it has already delayed our Testnet release;
  • Contract Runtime, Explorer, and Infra teams will have their OKRs finalized later than other teams, because some people are on vacations;

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