In a live AMA stream, Cardano’s founder, Charles Hoskinson stated that collaboration with Solana would “make a lot of sense” after a user posted a comment.
Hoskinson known for his witty remarks also said that his brother ran a successful business repairing Nintendo products and since Solana has “built a legacy there”, a collaboration “might be possible”.
The IOHK CEO previously took a jibe at Solana due to its multiple network outages comparing the blockchain to old Nintendo consoles.
In June, Hoskinson replied to a tweet on Solana’s network woes and added a link to a YouTube video.
The 5-year-old video showed a tutorial on reviving old Nintendo Entertainment System [NES] games and making them work again.
Although Hoskinson was being sarcastic, one Twitter user urged him to stop criticizing Solana. The user compared Hoskinson’s mockery of Solana to that of Do Kwon, the CEO, and founder of TerraForm Labs who too criticized Cardano moments before the LUNA and the UST crashed.
He then proceeded to ask if Cardano was safe and not meet a similar fate.
In response, Hoskinson said that nothing, including Cardano, is completely safe and that all blockchain networks have their own issues.
The entrepreneur defended his remarks towards Terra and Solana and claimed that venture capitalists behind these networks too mocked Cardano relentlessly for trying to do things the right way.
Cardano is buzzing with a lot of developmental activities
Although the third-generation proof-of-stake blockchain is yet to attract some of the high-profile VCs to fund the project, its community has been pooling funds and supporting developers building on the network.
The blockchain’s over 13,000 Github submissions indicate a huge influx of developers over the past few months. At present, there are more than 1,000 projects being built by developers on the network.
Moreover, the upcoming Vasil hard fork on the mainnet is likely to lure more developers to the platform, which would further drive the growth of its entire ecosystem.
Along with that, the number of Plutus-based smart contracts operating in the ecosystem recently tapped a new milestone of 2,900, making it easier for developers to build Dapps.