Governance Cheat Sheet

Governable Parameters

  • The stability protocol, including the exchange

  • What the protocol does with data feeds from Oracles

  • Adding or removing stablecoins

  • Whitelisting stablecoins (or other ERC20s) for use in paying gas fees

  • The identity protocol, including how phone number attestations works

  • Linking of signers and off-chain metadata (e.g claims) to accounts

  • Most of Proof of Stake protocol, including elections, locked gold, slashing parameters

  • On-chain governance itself

  • MinimumClientVersion

  • BlockGasLimit

  • IntrinsicGasForAlternativeFeeCurrency

Things That Can't Be Modified By Governance

  • The protocol by which nodes communicate

  • The format of block headers, block bodies, the fields in transactions, etc

  • How nodes sync

  • How nodes store their data locally

  • Most parameters that affect the blockchain