Through the course of testing NU5, a consensus bug emerged that triggered the testnet chain to fork. The ECC Core workforce discovered it shortly and subsequently recognized and carried out a repair to be included in our upcoming Zcashd launch 4.7.0. Out of an abundance of warning, and to make sure that the ecosystem of wallets, exchanges and miners have enough time for integration and testing, we’re delaying the discharge of NU5 till Might.
ECC has a document of delivering secure and safe expertise. This time can be no exception. The ZEC asset is constructed on subtle cryptography, which requires most due diligence from our workforce, to optimize consumer expertise and to guard customers.
The NU5 mainnet activation block top can be set in Zcashd 5.0.0, which is now deliberate for launch roughly April 21. We anticipate NU5 will activate about 4 weeks later, in mid to late Might. We’re additionally engaged on an up to date schedule for the cellular SDK and ECC reference pockets.
We’d prefer to thank the group for his or her endurance throughout this course of. Please know that we’re working tirelessly to ship this game-changing innovation — for financial freedom, for all.