We are using the kitchen sink substrate node with the standard balances pallet. No changes. The chain mints native tokens using the usual processes. My question is: what token standard is used in the standard Substrate balances pallet? ERC-20, or BEP or EVM Compatible? Or something else? I have not seen this discussed.

  • I believe that token standards are specific to smart contracts and therefore DOT and other Substrate based tokens from the balances pallet do not use a token standard. Can anyone confirm that? Nov 4, 2022 at 23:21

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I don't think any external 'token standard' is applicable here. If you would like to know what kind of operations are supported you can look at the traits implemented by balances pallet: Currency, LockableCurrency, ReservableCurrency.


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