Evmos hopes to lure Ethereum developers to IBC by deprecating Cosmos transactions

On the Cosmos-based EVM chain Evmos, Cosmos transactions and Ethereum transactions have been operating under different standards, leading to complications as these two types of transactions struggle to decode each other effectively.

Evmos plans to relieve this technical headache by only supporting Ethereum-formatted transactions by 2024 Q3, it announced in a blog post Tuesday. Despite this strategic shift, the protocol emphasized that Evmos is not exiting the Cosmos ecosystem. Additionally, Evmos’ founder suggested that the move could help bring Ethereum developers to the IBC.

Evmos functions as an Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) compatible blockchain that integrates the Cosmos IBC…

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