An optimistic rollup that is EVM-native. Stay tuned!
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Sep 28, 2022 • 9 tweets • 2 min read
A few weeks ago we announced Specular—an optimistic rollup with a novel EVM-native design—and were delighted to see the excitement and discussion stimulated by our previous thread around how best to design such systems. 1/10 🧵
2/ We’d like to clarify what we think are some of the key advantages of the EVM-native approach over other optimistic rollup approaches, including ongoing work by Optimism and Arbitrum that relies on a fraud proof system defined over a lower-level VM, such as MIPS or WASM.
Aug 28, 2022 • 14 tweets • 4 min read
1/ We are excited to announce Specular at #ConsensusAtSBC, the first *EVM-native* optimistic rollup (ORU). Specular provides stronger security and decentralization properties than existing EVM-equivalent ORUs. Let’s dig in. 1/N 🧵
2/ In the EVM-native ORU paradigm, fraud proofs are generated and verified at the EVM instruction-level. That is, the on-chain fraud proof verifier strictly enforces the Ethereum specification.