On July 2nd, 2019, the first Orbs network rewards distribution occurred. This post summarizes the process and provides resources that can be used by any interested party to review and validate the calculation and distribution itself.
Rewards are continuously calculated on the Orbs network; Click here for the details. They are sent directly to the addresses of the Orbs participants and include Participation (delegation), Guardian Excellency and Validators rewards.
This contract was then loaded with the total sum of tokens to be distributed and configured with hashes of transaction batches (the transactions are sent in batches due to gas limitations of the Ethereum platform). The transactions batches themselves were then sent to the contract which dispersed the rewards.
The distributed rewards are displayed in the UI: https://orbs-network.github.io/voting/reward
All the data relevant for rewards calculations is available on the Ethereum network. As previously noted, we are also sharing a more structured view of this data in order to ease processing by interested parties.
This Rewards folder holds a breakdown of the data according to the 27 election cycles, showing:
This was an exciting process, marking a significant milestone in the Orbs network project roadmap. We are most excited about the large community of Orbs various participants which continues to grow as more and more learn about and become interested in Orbs.
Best of luck to us all!