Hi all, welcome to March monthly update. So, without further ado, let’s start:
V0.8.0 - Released on Goerli in mid-march and on Mainnet a week after. Now is the time to make sure you are working with the fee mechanism. This mechanism is optional at the moment but will be enforced starting from V0.9.0.
V0.8.1 - A minor version update. It will be released on Goerli this week (beginning of April), and on Mainnet the week after. This version includes mainly changes to the fee estimation API, providing more accurate responses.
V0.9.0 - Aimed to be released on mid-May. You can see the full description in last month’s update.
V0.10.0 - We started working on scoping the exact features for this version. We will share our plan with you all as soon as it is finalized. It will most likely include the account structure changes described in these posts: 1, 2.
With V0.8.0, we also released a faucet for Goerli ETH for StarkNet Alpha on Testnet.
We remind you that once V0.9.0 is released, the fee mechanism will be enforced, and transactions without fees will be rejected.
We are still in the Alpha phase so StarkGate Alpha on Mainnet will have a few limitations. You can see the exact limitations here. Some of you might find the initial limitations a bit disappointing as they are, well, very limiting. We treat users’ funds very seriously, and therefore opted to go on the safe side and start slow. I believe this is the right approach.
As I mentioned in last month’s update, I invite you all to leave feedback and ask questions.