Prioritizing safety over liveness
OptimisticISMis coming soon and is not yet implemented. This page is shown for informational purposes only. Details may change as the design matures.
OptimisticISMsrely on a fraud window after message verification, during which
nwatchers configured on the
OptimisticISMhave an opportunity to flag messages as fraudulent, preventing them from being delivered to their recipient.
This security model prioritizes safety over liveness; the increased message latency allows for the addition of a second layer of security, the watchers, without significant increases in gas costs.