Two high executives of Algorand urged Helium builders to rethink their stance on Solana as a result of ALGO’s community presents a greater possibility.
Algorand’s chief know-how officer John Woods tweeted that ALGO’s blockchain meets Helium’s want for “a safe, sturdy and scalable chain.”
Helium wants a safe, sturdy and scalable chain. Algorand meets these necessities.
We’re prepared to speak to the Helium workforce.
— John Woods (@JohnAlanWoods) September 12, 2022
The view was additionally shared by Algorand’s founder and CEO, Silvio Micali, who stated that Algorand is able to assist Helium with its “safe, scalable, and TRULY DECENTRALIZED blockchain.”
— Silvio Micali (@silviomicali) September 12, 2022
An Algorand-focused VC and Helium investor Borderless Capital additionally desires the wi-fi community builders to rethink their transfer to Solana.
Borderless Capital desires the neighborhood to cease its vote on the Solana migration and first think about proposals from different blockchain networks.
2/5 @Helium shifting to a different L1 blockchain could be the biggest chain migration ever by each metric.
— Borderless (@borderless_cap) September 12, 2022
Helium thought-about different blockchain networks
Arman Dezfuli-Arjomandi, the host of Helium-focused podcast The Hotspot, shared Discord conversations that confirmed that HNT builders selected Solana over different chains for a number of causes.
Definitive “why Solana and never chain [x]” reply from @helium core devs.
— Arman Dezfuli-Arjomandi 🎈 (@rawrmaan) September 7, 2022
In accordance with the screenshot, the explanations embody a reputable scalability plan, a big and numerous ecosystem, different proof of bodily tasks, transaction prices, stability and predictability of the L1, and the Nakamoto coefficient as a proxy for decentralization.
The Discord screenshot revealed that the builders thought-about different blockchains like Polkadot (DOT), Ethereum (ETH), Polygon (MATIC), Avalanche (AVAX), and Algorand earlier than settling for Solana.
Helium neighborhood begins voting on Solana migration proposal
The Helium neighborhood has already began voting on the HIP70 proposal.
The HIP70 proposal will see the Helium community “transfer Proof-of-Protection and Knowledge Switch Accounting to devoted Helium Oracles and migrates Helium’s tokens and governance to the Solana blockchain.”
As of press time, over 2500 votes have been solid. 75% of those votes assist the deliberate migration to Solana, whereas others are in opposition to it.
The voting interval is predicted to final for the subsequent eight days.