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Ethereum core developers push Shanghai upgrade to early April

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Ethereum developers have pushed back the highly-anticipated Shanghai hard fork by approximately two weeks.Initially estimated for late March, the Shanghai upgrade will now likely be deployed sometime within the first two weeks of April.

The delay was announced at an Ethereum developer meeting on Mar. 2.During the meeting, core developers came to the consensus that the hard fork would occur about a fortnight after the Goerli testnet launch, which has been slated for Mar.

14. The Goerli testnet will be the final dress rehearsal for the Shanghai hard fork before it is rolled out on the mainnet. So looks like Goerli testnet is getting upgraded to ShapellaEpoch: 162304Time: 3/14/2023, 10:25:36 PM UTCSee ya on the other side!Ethereum core developer and project coordinator, Tim Beiko, said “for mainnet we usually want to give people at least two weeks after the announcement,” before adding, “so imagine Goerli happens on the 14th, everything goes well, on the 16th we agree to move forward with mainnet — I think the earliest that puts us is like the first week of April.”Beiko noted in a Twitter thread on Mar.

2 that they did not agree to a mainnet date explicitly, but they will "probably" set a date during the next developers meeting on Mar.

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