“Obviously, from where we’re at right now, it’s probably still a couple of weeks before the Vasil hard fork actually happens,” Hammond said. “It’s very important. All users must be prepared to go through the hard fork to make sure the process goes smoothly.”
“This will ensure API developers and exchanges are prepared,” Harrison said. Overall, the main reason for delaying the hard fork upgrade is to give Cardano’s engineers more room to conduct thorough testing.