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Hydra Team Update

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Sebastian Nagel

High-level summary

This week, the Hydra had a team workshop and conducted the monthly review meeting for March. They demonstrated a Hydra Head on mainnet, which was running the hydraw demo application. While this marks an important milestone, they also emphasized that more features are still to be added as needed for applications to run on Hydra. Besides this, the roadmap is getting cleaned up to encourage discussions and provide more space for user requests.

What did the team achieve this week

  • Monthly review meeting slides/recording, full report of March next week
    • Opened a head on mainnet with hydraw demonstration
    • Hydra pay updates
  • Team workshop in Austria
    • Hydra presentation at the Cardano Foundation in Zurich
    • In-person grooming session, marked many items as candidates to be rather :idea: dicussions
    • Improved head protocol #786 and investigated a potential bug in rollback handling #784
    • Team building and retrospective

What are the goals of next week

  • Follow-up on backlog and roadmap clean-up
  • Complete mainnet compatibility feature (documentation updates)
  • Make API more configurable #380
  • Integrate Hydra specification into repository #693