Through its official Twitter manager, the co-founder of the second largest cryptocurrency Ethereum [ETH], first contender for Bitcoin BTC, Vitalik Buterin answered the question if there are any plans or thoughts on detachment from the project / platform.
Twitter conversation as you can see below:
– Vitalik non-donor of ether (@VitalikButerin) 5 October 2018
Continuing, the highly decorated genius of Ethereum added that the team and the platform can move forward without barriers even without him.
I think that ethereum can absolutely survive me by spontaneously burning tomorrow at this point.
The network is an open source blockchain technology platform that supports smart contracts while being able to move its Ether currency quickly and securely. Ethereum is designed and built a two-level infrastructure. The main concerns private accounts controlled by individuals and the second of contractual accounts.
Ethereum was first launched through an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) that was held from July to August 2014. At this point, however, the Ethereum blockchain network was more a theory than a functioning product.
"I thought [those in the Bitcoin community] they were not approaching the problem in the right way. I thought they were going after the individual applications; they were trying to explicitly support each of them [use case] in a sort of protocol for a Swiss army knife. "- V. Buterin on the creation of Ethereum
Read also: Various major coin histories available on EWN.