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Welcome back to the NEM Foundation Technology Department Update! We are pleased to share with you some of the ongoing discussions and updates in the technology department team.
Contributions Period: August 2019
August Tech Update
Core devs released the third iteration of Catapult, codenamed Elephant. The update comes with delegated harvesting unlock features, NIS_SIGNATURE_SCHEME improvements, and adds a dynamic rental fees system for namespaces and mosaics.
NEM Foundation is pushing forward contributions on Clients integrations like our experimental Desktop Wallet and Block/Network Explorer (Super Explorer Framework). Updates to those client applications are made daily, and release cycles are being worked on as to provide with more granular updates. The client applications have seen many contributions over the course of August and have reached an advanced Catapult integration state.
Software Development Kits are working on the catch up needed after protocol changes related to the standardization working group recommendations.
Catapult public chain release working group (WG) is making good progress on discussions and contributions. We are now actively planning and defining the migration of datasets. Updates to NIP8 are to be expected in September....
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