Questions tagged [mining-technical-details]

Questions regarding the technical details of mining such as blockheader assembly, or details in the mining algorithm. Questions about the conceptual nature of mining should be tagged with [mining-theory].

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Does the receiver need to be online in order to complete a transaction?

By reading Crypto-Note paper, I see that there is a diffie-helman key exchange. To that end, does the receiver need to be online to complete that key-exchange? Thanks.
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Answer to pool request

For educational purposes I wrote a program which performs the Cryptonight hash on some input. I verified my results using this "online-hasher" https://xmr.llcoins.net/slowhash.html . Since I had some ...
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Why is monero mined coins called tail emissions? Why not just call it “mined coins”?

Coming from bitcoin, its confusing to use new terminology sometimes. Why is it called tail-emissions vs just calling it coins mined?
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Research on difficulty algorithm

A new difficulty algorithm is said to be researched in https://getmonero.org/design-goals/, with a new MRL paper underway. I see nothing new on https://github.com/monero-project/research-lab/ about ...