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  1. Quintilian

    Change of efficiency

    TFA is reducing efficiency by 10%. This change is to help compensate for the declining token price so we can continue hosting important services for the ecosystem (see our previous update for a comprehensive list), as well as continue to develop our Factom based IOT-SAS solution.
  2. Quintilian

    Doc 005 - ANO Election and Demotion System - Change required

    As long as the batch update process specifically specifies that the ratification is nullified if the suggestions were not mentioned during the voting process my take is that the ratified documents stand. The standing parties are not excused from reading the actual documents when voting, and if...
  3. Quintilian

    Stepping down as Factom Guide

    I have decided to step down as Factom guide effectively immediately. These past years I have tried to the best of my ability to improve the protocol and governance, and at times the work has been very rewarding. I have made a lot of new friends in the community (and I appreciate those friends...
  4. Quintilian

    Vote Tor Paulsen Removed Standing for BI Foundation

    Standing is not necessarily a combination of factors. In fact each standing party may use what criteria they like to extend standing one of my "dealbreakers" is 30% efficiency or lower. It is also not the only one as evident by all the standing I extended to other parties today, with reasons...
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    Factomize has lowered its efficiency to 0%

    Thats your prerogative.
  6. Quintilian

    Factomize has lowered its efficiency to 0%

    I would trust Factomize to operate at 0% efficiency, as I know David very well and their track record is stellar. This is a principle decision because I do not believe our current system is able to properly assess how well low-efficiency ANOs are operating (just look at all the discontent we've...
  7. Quintilian

    Vote Tor Paulsen Gave Standing for Factomize

    After I removed standing you still had 81% left; well above the 40% cutoff. Putting your decision of firing your dev on me is not exactly fair is it?
  8. Quintilian

    Vote Tor Paulsen Removed Standing for BI Foundation

    Thank you Niels. Absolutely.
  9. Quintilian

    Vote Tor Paulsen Removed Standing for BI Foundation

    I think we can agree on not agreeing and leave it at that. I'm looking forward to your future updates.
  10. Quintilian

    Removing one node from the authset in May

    Do I understand correctly that BIF will only be supplying 1 authority node going forward?
  11. Quintilian

    Vote Tor Paulsen Removed Standing for BI Foundation

    I don't understand why you refer to it as a weapon. It's not. The ANO Standing System is designed to allow the Factom Standing Parties to support or not support an ANO based on metrics of their own choosing. BIF is not meeting the minimum of one of my core metrics (updates via the appropriate...
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    Vote Tor Paulsen Removed Standing for BI Foundation

    Keep in mind that standing can easily be reinstated and I even wrote that I would in my explanation for removing standing. We need some minimum standards for reporting from ANOs even if they are the "rockstars of the community", and a short and sweet update that "things are progressing well...
  13. Quintilian

    Vote Tor Paulsen Removed Standing for Kompendium

    I would just like to mention that I have seen what you are proposing demonstrated this week by a community member. I believe they will release it to the community as an open source tool soon.
  14. Quintilian

    ANO Standing System Feedback and Questions

    This is a weird one @David Chapman and @Fillip H.: Refresh of the page did not help though. All the others ANOs looks perfectly fine. May be browser side? I'm on the latest version of Safari.
  15. Quintilian

    Vote Tor Paulsen Removed Standing for BI Foundation

    I expect every ANO to use the appropriate channels to provide updates to the Standing parties. This would not have been an issue if BIF did not abstain from providing an update the past 304 days. Also please take note of the following section in my explanation: The standing system is meant to...
  16. Quintilian

    The future of the Daily Update email system

    The more we can automate away from the guides the better. I say this in context of expanding the functionality to add agenda/minutes functionality. If it can create the agenda automatically and also include functionality for any standing party to add agenda items that would be quite effective...
  17. Quintilian

    Factomize has lowered its efficiency to 0%

    Would Who also do the necessary work to the Forum or is that something Belazor will have to facilitate? If so will that be covered by this reduced efficiency?
  18. Quintilian

    Voting NO on anchor and Oracle master grants

    We don't necessarily need multiple anchors to bitcoin. We could have anchors going into blockchains dependent on their fees at the time. It could even be dynamic; having an oracle (similar to Pegnet?) fetch prices of anchoring and automatically have it to switch between the most cost-effective...
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    Factomize has lowered its efficiency to 0%

    Is integrating Kambani and token-holder voting on the list of standing parties want to move in that direction?
  20. Quintilian

    Factomize has lowered its efficiency to 0%

    Thanks David. how will you decide what to develop? Standing party consensus? if so, how will that consensus be met? Also, why do this through lowered efficiency instead of grants which has seemingly served you well before?
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