What eth2 needs from eth1 over the next six months

tl; dr: support EIP-2537!

a new frontier

what is missing from eth1?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elliptic_curve_point_multiplication, the properties of this math give rise to the security of ECDSA as a signature scheme.

how can we get it?

what does it get us?

how urgent is this?

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