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How to create and distribute a governance proposal?

Let's say I want to test some code changes I made in the Tezos node. What are the steps to create and distribute this as a governance proposal? Additionally, how can I activate these changes on a ...
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Tezos Baking Bonds Reduction

I have been baking Tezos for a few months and I have ran into a problem. The bonds for endorsing, and baking, are too high. I am now over delegated and I expect my baker is going to have a fully ...
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Does the delegate's stake change their vote's weight?

Since users who don't have enough tokens to participate in the governance process can delegate their stake to someone who can participate, does each delegate's vote have a different weight? Or is it ...
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Are there rewards for delegates who vote or those who delegate them?

In the documentation, it is clear how bakers and endorsers are rewarded for their participation in the consensus protocol. The documentation does not mention any rewards for those who participate in ...
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What exactly is tested during Testing Phase of the governance cycle?

During the 48h cycle with the fork chain, what are bakers participating in the test doing? They are simply processing the same transactions that mainchain are producing using the new protocol looking ...
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Proposal merge code conflict

When a proposal is published and the "core" Tezos code gets updated by a developer/team in GitLab within the 3 month voting period, could there be a scenario were the the proposed amendment code ...
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How can delegators find out the voting intentions of Bakers?

at another thread #1174, someone wrote this: ""there is plenty of time built in to the voting process to change your delegate in time to make your XTZ go to a baker/delegate whose vote is aligned ...
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Please clarify. Who precisely is able to vote on protocol changes?

Who can precisely vote on protocol changes/proposals? Is it just bakers? I understand that delegators give up their voting right to the bakers to whom they delegate, right? And what about people who ...
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Testnet participation rate?

The current athens amendment proposal has now entered the testing phase. Where can i monitor what is the participation rate in this phase in terms of number of bakers and full nodes running it ?
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Where is the protocol change proposal injected?

Currently, we have two protocol change proposals (Athens) for voting purposes. I'm searching for the operation(s) that protocol changes proposals were injected on and am curious of the contents of the ...
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Who bakes and endorses the blocks for the testnet during proposal?

According to this explanation of Tezos governance mechanism, specifically this portion of the explanation: During the Testing Period, a test chain fork will appear in parallel to the main chain. I'm ...
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Proposal Period Voting style

In the current Proposal Period, why is the Approval Voting/Upvoting mechanism used as opposed to Preferential Voting/Ranked-Choice voting or just the plain old First-Past-the-Post voting? Were there ...
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Where can I view a proposal's source code changes?

It is incredibly important that the source code changes see as many eyes as possible. Where will the proposed changes be visible? Will there be a special branch convention?
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What does "stakeholders govern the protocol" exactly means?

I read that Tezos can also be used as votes for features in the Tezos development process. Is that related to which phase of process? Making feature requests in repo, accepting ones or sitting in ...
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Limitations of the self-amending ledger?

What are the technical limitations of the self-amending ledger? Eg. what can't be amended via protocol updates with the on-chain governance mechanism?
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Understanding Abstentions/Pass Vote

I can read from the docs: "The pass vote allows a delegate to not influence a vote but still allowing it to reach quorum." If we get the following result, in a Voting Period (Quorum = 80%): 60% ...
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Inflation rate and economic incentives

Could someone describe the economic incentives at play when choosing the inflation rate for the tezos chain? For example currently the inflation is max 80 xtz per block which is a constant (assuming ...
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Hard fork vs onchain-governance for Tezos [closed]

What are the main pros and cons of implementing protocol changes on Tezos via hard-forking vs onchain-governance?
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How does Tezos voting process work in practice?

The upcoming voting process to amend the Tezos protocol is an exciting opportunity to see on-chain governance in action! For the benefit of all and reference, it would be great to lay down here ...
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