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Will gas be free in ETH 2.0?

More generally, will gas ever be free? Is it feasible in near decades?

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Gas will never be free. It has a purpose and that is to create a cost for a computation. If there was no cost for computation it would be possible to do infinite loops (with each loop being free) that would cause problems for the miners and system.

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Ethereum 2.0 is starting out with the beacon chain: What is the difference between Ethereum 2.0 and the beacon chain?

You cannot make a transaction or run smart contracts on the beacon chain. So gas doesn't apply.

In the future, when there are "eth2" smart contracts, there will be gas as @Zakoff and others have explained.

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