Ethereum Roadmap, including links to ETH 1.x and ETH2 / Serenity
Prior information is available on the releases page.
Constantinople is planned for Q1 of 2019. Planned date is January 16th, 2019, 12:00pm UTC.
- EIP 145 Bitwise shifting instructions in the EVM
- EIP 1052 EXTCODEHASH opcode
- EIP 1283 Net gas metering for SSTORE without dirty maps
- EIP 1014 Skinny CREATE2
- EIP 1234 Constantinople Difficulty Bomb Delay and Block Reward Adjustment
Note: listed Github threads for items that are still listed as Draft
Istanbul is planned for Q4 of 2019. Planned date is October 16th, 2019, 12:00pm UTC.
More details on the road to Istanbul.
Note: proposals are not discussed yet.
There are a variety of proposals for what is now known as ETH 1.x -- a series of upgrades to add features in support of the full ETH2 specs. These are all at the proposal / discussion stage, without any of them having been turned into EIPs.
The EthMagicians ETH 1.x Ring has more discussions.
- 2019-02-06 ETH1x Roadmap AMA notes & video on EthMagicians
Storage Rent / Pruning
Problem: on chain storage can't be stored forever. Introduce rent, archiving, pruning, or a variety of other methods to minimize live state storage.
Problem: desire to move to eWASM as the VM.
Problem: Simulate various parameters of proposed features
Serenity / ETH2
See the ETH2 Specs Github Repo.
The ETH2 Project Management repo holds ongoing notes and meetings.