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How to determine how quickly the network detects double-spends?

In the question "How does the system sustain regular low-effort "splitting attacks"?" a scenario about the ability to disrupt the network by spamming double-spends and having the network ...
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How does IOTA solved the FLP impossibility?

FLP impossibility states that: No deterministic consensus protocol can guarantee safety, liveness and fault tolerance in an asynchronous system. What is the problem of this statement, and how does ...
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How does On The Tangle voting relate to git/merckle trees?

I have heard from Moog that the branches of the Tangle are like branch's of a git repo and essentially each commit is a transaction. How does thus relate to the Tangle being able to form finality or ...
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What is the difference between Nectar and Pollen?

What are the differences between Nectar consensus and Pollen consensus?