Do you know who would run the oracle software in our network? I think there’s still an element of trust here but it’s still worth exploring.
“Minimal and robust” are evaluated subjectively and the architect refuses to elaborate.
I could debate that a base-layer AMM wouldn’t be any more complex than the Bridge while greatly benefiting all participants in the ecosystem.
Just because we can offload this to a side-chain doesn’t mean a base-layer implementation is a bad idea.