Keen observers will have noticed that on the EOS blockchain there are system accounts that control various functions. These are all denominated by the prefix eosio.*. At EOS Canada, we felt it would be useful to provide an overview of which system accounts exist, and what they each control.
Microforks can happen on any blockchain. Alexandre explains what a microfork is, when one would happen, and why it would happen.
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A Long Journey
On 22 May 2017 a software company calling itself Block.One revealed EOS to the world, and announced their intent to launch a “new blockchain operating system designed to support commercial decentralized applications.” In the year since that first announcement, a passionate and diverse community has rallied around the platform. This community has grown to hundreds of thousands across the globe, united behind that original vision, working together towards the most ambitious decentralized launch effort of a public blockchain network the world has ever seen.