Linked Questions

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EXCEPTION FOR BLOCK 202612 , from what's it bassed and where it was fixed? [duplicate]

who can asnwer me this for litle qustion , i find this at code // EXCEPTION FOR BLOCK 202612 const std::string correct_blob_hash_202612 = "...
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What is the format of a block in the Monero Blockchain?

What is in the header? How is the header made? What information about the transactions is present? What is prunable? What part of the block is used for the PoW?
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How does the dynamic fee calculation work?

A pull request on github for dynamic fee calculation was just submitted. How does this new dynamic fee calculation work?
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What is MoneroPulse?

I've seen some messages in the daemon about MoneroPulse - what is it and what does it do? The only reasonable reference I can find online is this Tweet that says "MoneroPulse: a loosely distributed ...
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Why are the fees hard coded?

Most cryptocurrencies let you choose your fee. Why does Monero use a hard coded fee? Edit: Or rather I should say why is the minimum fee hard coded.
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Monero Pool job contents, blob length

I am trying to understand the contents, their meaning and their volatility of the job we receive from Monero pool. For example data from pool: {"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0","error":null,"result":{"id":"...
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What features allowed Monero to rise to the top and overcome Bytecoin?

Being the fork of Bytecoin, it is surprising for me to see that Monero was able to achieve a way higher popularity and adoption (Litecoin is doing great, but still far far away from Bitcoin). So what ...
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Are 0-output transactions possible?

Is it possible (as in allowed by consensus, not doable with today's software) to create a zero-output transaction in Monero? In other words, is it possible to create a transaction whose inputs are ...
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Is the XMR network vulnerable to Denial-of-Service attacks?

Is it possible to make a Dos-Attack on the Monero network, by creating multiple transactions with small amounts and flooding the network? How many Moneros would be required to do so?
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Code that checks for 'rogue block'

I read recently about, for lack of a better term, a rogue block that was recorded into the blockchain that forked the chain but it didn't split exactly. I read that there is some code in later ...