Encointer plans to deploy two testnets: Gesell and Cantillon.
The networks differ in their goals and designs:
Aimed at automated testing of the protocol.
- Time-warping allows to script bot populations
- Complete transparency of all registries and balances
Aimed at experimenting with real ceremony meetups, physically meeting people.
- Accelerated ceremony schedule to avoid long wait times.
- Privacy enhancement through Trusted Execution environments
The mainnet is planned to become a parachain of polkadot. The security will depend on polkadot relay chain. Governance will be sequentially decentralized: Starting with PoA,