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Why does IOTA use a post-quantum signature scheme?

There is an existing question about why Iota chose their specific post-quantum signature scheme. But my question is, why use a post-quantum signature scheme at all? Were the motivations discussed ...
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Exchange Winternitz one-time signatures

Are there any Winternitz alternatives out there which on the one hand make quantum computer attacks hard and on the other hand don't mess with the ability to reuse an address? Or are these properties ...
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How does IOTA make itself resistant to quantum computing based attacks?

IOTA has been described as "quantum resistant" (not "quantum secure"). What steps did the developers take to make the protocol resistant, and are there further steps that need to be taken in the ...