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Steem Equality 0.19.0 Release Notes
The hardfork is schedule for Tue, 20 June 2017 15:00:00 UTC (11:00:00 EDT)
All witnesses should update to
0.19.0 requires reindexing from all previous versions.
This Hardfork is about changing the rewards curve to be stake proportional. The original proposal can be read on steemit.com.
With the introduction of a linear reward curve everyone will have a say directly proportional to their stake. #1051
Square Root Curation Rewards Curve
This is to offset the changes in rewards due to the linear reward curve. Curation rewards should stay roughly where they are. #1052
Increase Vote Impact
Each vote's impact has been increased by 4x. #1053
Witness Price Feeds Properly Expires
Fixed a bug that prevented price feeds from expiring. #882
Historical Posts Cannot Be Deleted
Once a post has existed for 7 days, it can no longer be deleted. #876
Cancelling a Steem Power Delegation Fixed
Fixed a bug that prevented cancelling a delegation in some circumstances #971
Deleting Post Condition Part of Consensus
Previously, requiring a post had 0 rshares before deletion was enforced via a soft fork. Now it is part of consensus #977
There was a bug in the
account_create_operation. Our short term fix was to temporarily disable the operation. It has been fixed and is re-enabled. #987
Fixed 0 Delegation Objects
Previously, creating an account with 100% STEEM would create a 0 delegation object. This has been fixed. #997
Optimized Full Node Reindex
New Follow Plugin Option
When starting the follow plugin you can specify an epoch time to start calculating user feeds
--follow-start-feeds. Default is 0 to always calculate feeds.
Increased p2p Stability
Fixed an issue that was causing instability in the p2p network when live and when syncing.
get_block at Runtime
--disable-get-block you can disable
get_block_header in the database API at runtime.