Riccardo Spagni, one of Monero’s lead developers, has polled his Twitter audience to find out whether the coin should be migrated to Binance Chain. This is, of course, the blockchain that is operated by Binance, a major exchange. However, Spagni has made it clear that the poll is a joke and that he doesn’t actually intend to migrate Monero to another blockchain.
Should Monero switch to Binance Chain?
— Riccardo Spagni (@fluffypony) April 19, 2019
Spagni’s tweet was probably prompted by the fact that Binance Chain has recently launched its mainnet. Although Binance Chain is primarily used to power Binance’s new decentralized exchange, it can also be used to host tokens. This has led a number of minor tokens—including Atomic Wallet Coin, Red Pulse, and Mithril—to migrate to the platform.
Monero Isn’t Migrating
However, Monero will definitely not be among the projects that are migrating to Binance Chain. Most respondents were in on the joke, and they largely voted against Monero’s…