Terminology

Staking Terms are linked below

POSDAO Public Staking is not here yet (anticipated Q4 2020), but we are gathering documentation related to the xDai staking processes. All pages in this section are currently under construction. For staking available now, see EasyStaking

The POSDAO staking algorithm introduces many concepts and terms. Find links to common terms below. Terms are subdivided into 3 categories:

Protocol: Terms related to the underlying POSDAO protocol such as reward mechanism, emissions, bridge functionality and protocol rules.

Participant: Terms related to consensus keepers - candidates, validators and delegators who protect the chain.

Operational: Terms related to actions a participant might take when adding, moving or removing stake. Also relates to terminology in the UI such as stakes ratio and balances.