Inter-Blockchain Communication (IBC)

IBC is the standard bridge between Cosmos chains.

To support trust-minimized IBC bridging to non-Eclipse chains, we impose a challenge period on IBC messages. We pass state roots as soon as they are generated by Eclipse Mainnet, but they cannot be used for IBC state proofs until after a specified number of blocks (the challenge period). If a correct fraud proof is passed to the light client on the receiving chain within the challenge period, then all IBC messages after that point are removed.

Our integration with IBC is still under development.

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