Weekly MIPs Update #66

Weekly MIPs Update #66

As per MIP51c4: Calendar Exceptions, there will be no Monthly Governance Cycle in December, i.e., no Formal Submission Window and no Ratification Polls.

Also, sorry for the belated posting. :bow:

Proposals in RFC Roundup

:calendar: — RFC and FS Dates for reference and for existing proposals can be seen here.

Going by the activity around them, by when they’ve been posted, etc, we’re probably looking forward to around 15 Ratification Polls for January—possibly more if some dormant-yet-eligible proposals wake up and their authors decide to formally submit them :open_mouth:

Proposal Summary
MIP60: Intangible Assets Assignment “MIP60 sets processes for MakerDAO to determine which actors manage which Intangible Assets (such as web domains, GitHub repositories, and social media accounts)”.
MIP61: Delegate Compensation “This proposal describes how Recognized Delegates will be compensated”.
MIP62: Collateral Offboarding Process “This proposal describes how to notify users of Maker vaults of collateral offboarding”.
MIP63: Maker Keeper Network “Maker Keeper Network is a unified repository to coordinate between multiple third-party Keeper Networks”.
Maker Talent Core Unit (MT-001) Proposal Set “Maker Talent’s purpose and objective is to recruit best-in-class talent for the Maker Protocol, targeted through innovative social recruiting practices and offering an outstanding candidate experience”.
Strategic Finance Core Unit (SF-001) Proposal Set “Provide financial reporting and analysis to assist the DAO in evaluating the financial health of the protocol to enable strategic decision making and allocate capital more effectively”.
TechOps Core Unit (TOCU-001) Proposal Set “The TechOps Core Unit will handle system administration and technical support needs of Maker Protocol and its Core Units. TOCU-001 will strive to improve communication and collaboration between the developers, end users, and other stakeholders by applying DevOps principles to software delivery and first-class technical support”.
DUX-001 Budget “MIP40c3-SP52 modifies the DAI budget implementation for Core Unit DUX-001: Development and UX, replacing MIP40c3-SP26”.
MKT-001 Budget Removal and MKT-001 Facilitator Offboarding “MIP40c3-SP49 removes all and any active budgets for the Content Production Core Unit—Dai or MKR”.

“This subproposal is to offboard the current Facilitator of the Content Production Core Unit (MKT-001)”.
ORA-001 Gas Costs Budget “MIP40c3-SP45 appends Maker Oracle gas costs to the Oracle Core Unit ORA-001 budget for August 1 2021 through end of March 2022”.
RWF-001 Facilitator Onboarding (Will Remor) “As MakerDAO enters a new phase were rapid scalability of the RWA pipelines that have been built up over the past year becomes possible, I believe it is crucial that the RWA Core Unit is improved and decentralized into multiple Core Units, and I believe as the oldest RWA contributor in the MakerDAO ecosystem Will Remor is the right person to take the role of Acting Facilitator and oversee the decentralization process”.
SES-001 Budget “MIP40c3-SP55 modifies the Dai budget implementation for Core Unit SES-001: Sustainable Ecosystem Scaling, replacing MIP40c3-SP31”.
SNE-001 Budget for Phase II “After delivering the StarkNet bridge, the StarkNet Engineering Core Unit is requesting a budget extension of $464,792 to build L2->L1 fast withdrawals and the L2<>L2 teleportation as per the Protocol Engineering (PE-001) Wormhole design.”
IS-001 Bug Bounty Program “IS-001 will orient its growing community of security researchers on the Immunefi bug bounty platform towards the Maker ecosystem. Leveraging its expertise with bug bounty programs across the cryptocurrency space, especially the DeFi ecosystem, the IS-001 will create and propose a bug bounty program to economically incentivize further investigation of the code”.
RealDAO SPF to make Moloch-based SPVs “The purpose of this subproposal is to create a 50k Dai SPF to provide a prototype SPV DAO with a template code deference agreement”.

Things to Come :crystal_ball:

  • The Formal Submission Window for January opens on Monday 3rd (20 days from now) and closes on Wednesday 5th.
  • Since proposals must remain unchanged for one full week before their Formal Submission, the last day for modifications is December 29, 2021.

You can see all MIP-relevant dates for 2022 on the freshly updated MIP RFC and Formal Submission Dates post.


oh btw

  • If you have an idea for a proposal and have no idea how to go about making it into a Maker Improvement Proposal, this may be useful.
  • If you’re confused about the dates for the Feedback Period, the Frozen Period, and/or the Formal Submission, please check this forum post. If that doesn’t help, send me a message or post a reply here.

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