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Inclusion State - when true?

in iota docs it says: Inclusion State - is used to determine if a transaction was accepted and confirmed by the network. more specifically, given a transaction and a list of tips: Inclusion ...
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Can iota.api.getTransfers() get specific transactions?

According to iota.lib.js documents, iota.api.getInputs(seed, [, options], callback) the getInputs() have a options argument. options object have four members, start, end, security and ...
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Decentralized milestone issuance scheme?

I decided to preserve the original post in a pastebin for reference but the edits here address pretty much everything i think. Here is the link to the original post. There is also a link to a fresh ...
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IOTA get all transactions for wallet/address programmatically js

I need to listen for a new transactions on testnet submitted by wallet/address programmatically(js). I have tried iota.lib.js, but findTransactionObjects and getAccountData always returns null. Is ...
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Decode signature_message_fragment with utf-8

UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf-8' codec can't decode byte 0xfc in position 7: invalid start byte from ...
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Do nodes reject a spam of zero-value transactions from a single node if it's getting too much?

What is considered "too much"? How could one circumvent this?
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Is it possible to use “Flash channels” to send non-transactional data?

Is it possible to use "Flash channels" to send non-transactional data, A.K.A 'zero-value' transaction type which simply broadcasts a message or data? If so, is it free? And how to do it?
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Why does the least significant trit come first?

What is the reason that the least significant trit is at the very left in the IOTA ternary implementation when all other numbering systems have it at the very right? For T = -1: (dec)8 is T01 instead ...
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What exactly is “IOTA eXtensible Interface” (.ixi modules)?

What exactly is the "IOTA eXtensible Interface"? How does it relate to the rest of the chain, at a high level, and technically?
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How are nodes incentivised to be honest when approving transactions?

I am new to IOTA and would like to understand how nodes are incentivised to be truthful when approving transactions? Bitcoin: Say a miner approves a tx that is invalid (say bc it double spends). It ...
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How to verify a transactions sent by permanodes?

I don't have access to the old transactions anymore, so I have to trust thetangle.org (or permanodes in the future) that data from before the last snapshot is valid. How can I verify old transactions ...
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Is it possible to detect from which node a transaction was issued?

Is it possible to detect from which node a transaction was issued? When my node receive many spam transactions for example, can I be sure that my neighbor issue them?
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Benefits of confirmed 0-value transactions?

As a transaction receiver, is there an advantage to wait until a 0-value transaction is confirmed or not? The only case I can think of is, when the tangle should act as a "spam filter". When the ...
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Interacting with IOTA from mobile application?

Is it possible to interact with IOTA Tangle (for example, send a message) using an application installed in a mobile phone? If so, is it possible to install IOTA library in a mobile phone? And if yes, ...
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Do we need “micro-payment channels” for IOTA similar to Bitcoin or Ethereum?

Since IOTA transactions are free of fee, so do we need to setup a "micro-payment channels" similar to what we have in Bitcoin? (For example "The bitcoin lightning network" or "Duplex Micropayment ...
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Why do I need to create an IOTA instance to use the library functions?

Let the IOTA node instance be iota variable in the following context: var IOTA=require("./node_modules/iota.lib.js/lib/iota") var iota=new IOTA({ 'provider': 'https://iotanode.us:443'}) If I want to ...
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Maximum how many possible characters to transfer in a message? [duplicate]

Since IOTA transaction is free of fee, so it's useful for transferring messages and files with it (compared to, for example, Ethereum that in case of the use of a String, the transaction will be very ...
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Latency in transaction confirmation is usual?

I sent some transactions to the IOTA Tangle. However, according to thetangle.org website, they are not confirmed yet. You can see one of them here : https://thetangle.org/transaction/...
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What are the parents of the first transactions after a snapshot?

After a snapshot has been taken, there are no more transactions, only the account balances. Which tips are referenced as parent by the first (new) transactions? Is it possible to use one transaction ...
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How do real world applications deal with IOTA snapshots? [duplicate]

IOTA is constantly mentioned in the news about new cooperations between IOTA and other business partners. But how do applications such as the over-the-air proof-of-concept of IOTA and VW handle ...
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What happens if we generate a “seed” that already exists?

According to this answer, "our seed is as the combined username and password that grants access to our bank account. If anyone obtains our seed, they can login and access our funds." Despite ...
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How to stream XDK 110 data via MAM

I just got my Bosch XDK 110 and have been playing with the workbench. Everything works smoothly. Now I want to stream this data via MAM to the Tangle. Are there any pointers on how should I do this? ...
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What are the differences between Qubic smart contracts and Ethereum smart contracts?

I would like to know the differences between Qubic smart contracts and Ethereum smart contracts (for example: Turing-completeness, oracle-like behaviors...).
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How do I generate an IOTA address from a given seed in Javascript without making an HTTP(s) requst?

In all of the ways to getNewAddress() we have to call an iri node (reference). But using the seed it is a deterministic algorith, why do I have to use and http request to do that? How do I generate ...
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Claiming my Iota Balance [closed]

I have used the reclaim tool in the past to get my IOTA back and now its gone again.I just realized today that there was a snapshot. When i log onto my updated IOTA wallet my balance is 0. When I try ...
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Unique SideKey for each individual message in Restricted mode

Is it possible to have a unique secret key for each new message added to the channel in restricted mode? If yes, How we can achieve it? Desired Scenario: Different Messages having different SideKeys ...
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How to compute the % of network computing power the attacker hold?

It is known generally that Tangle is susceptible to 34% attack(of total computing power) that gives a 100% successful attack. The example given on page 19 of white paper says that an upper limit to ...
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Can a bundle be 3 transactions for security level 1?

A bundle has 4 transactions: The output; address and amount of IOTA recipient gets. The input; address, and amount of IOTA sender gives, and half of their signature. The other half of the sender's ...
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What prevents someone from using a Precomputed POW Spam Attack against the network?

What prevents someone from using a Precomputed POW Spam Attack against the network? A theoretical attack could use pre-made transactions to be released before their network expiry dates. Rounds of ...
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What does a node do if the two selected tips it has to validate are inconsistent?

Every article or blog post that I found only goes to the point where a node has selected two tips via the MCMC walk and checked them for consistency (and then states that if they are inconsistent the ...
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Where can someone view the source code for the new Trinity wallet? [closed]

The Trinity Wallet (aka UCL IOTA Wallet) is to be released very shortly. Where can someone view the source code to the Trinity wallet?
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PearlDiver: why are these values hard-coded?

I'm reading the PearlDiver class written in the IRI. Each 243 trits long block of the transaction is absorbed except the last one. Now only 243 trits remain: 162 are absorbed, then the workers are ...
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Signature Aggregation

Could BLS signatures (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boneh–Lynn–Shacham) be used to aggregate transactions and compress data to keep the Tangle at a manageable size?
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How to send a PGP encrypted message to the IOTA tangle?

I have done the phase 1 of the IOTA claim process. Now I am blocked with how to start the phase 2: it is mentioned to do this: As part of this process, you’ll publish a PGP encrypted message ...
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How to sign a data transaction?

I am wondering if it is possible to sign a data transaction, i.e. generate a signed bundle whose inputs have a balance of 0. If so, how could I construct such a bundle? I am asking because I would ...
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Validation of Transaction

What information must be stored in a node so that it validates a particular transaction? Also which node information must be stored and how that is relevant in validating a transaction?
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IRI gets stuck after a while

I run a node I setup after the manual of http://iota.partners/ I recently completely wiped it and installed the newest lubuntu 18.04 on it, but I had the same problems before. Yesterday I set ...
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how to relate computing power of attacker to transaction rate of attacker?

Assume that the merchant accepts the legitimate transaction when its cumulative weight becomes at least w_0, which happens t_0 time units after the original legitimate transaction. let μ stand for the ...
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How to send a sidekey securely to the subscriber for my channel

Sending the sideKey and channel-id is important for new subscribers to read my stream. How can I securely transmit them over the network? Shouldn´t be the key exchange algorithm also quantum proof?
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Is it possible to create transactions that require less POW

The compute times for the proof-of-work varies considerably within a random sample of input data. With some input data, the POW can take 1/100th to even 1/1000th as little time as it takes normally (...
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Which bundles are attached to the tangle when closing a Flash Channel?

I have a general question about closing a flash channel. My understanding is that when closing a flash channel the final bundle (the transfer from a leaf node/multisig to output addresses) is ...
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Remove the necessity of Milestones

In the Original white paper of the IOTA there is no mention of the Milestone. In reality however, the IRI code is so tangled (pun intended) with the use of Milestones, that I was not able to run an ...
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Tip selection algorithm used for data transactions

A data transaction on the Tangle (a.k.a. zero value transaction) does not need confirmation. The reason for value transactions to all use a similar tip selection algorithm is that it increases the ...
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How can I interpret these node statistics?

How can I interpret the given stats please? It is clear that the first node is syncing OK. The second is down—I can see this also in logs. But what about the other two? They're only sending but not ...
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IOTA API error when making send transaction call with Node.js client library

I made some test codes to send transactions with Node.js client library, and received the below error response. I cannot find the cause of this error. Did this happen to anyone before? And can anyone ...
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What happens when I send a transaction to myself?

I used a private key to send a transaction to its corresponding public key. The transaction got confirmed after a few minutes. My balance stayed unchanged. What exactly happened between the moment ...
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Nelson 0.4.0 crash

I run a full node with the Nelson tool, version 0.4.0, for neighbor management. For a while now Nelson frequently crashes with the message: Error: Invalid URL: ws://[iota.kun.com:14600]:NaN This ...
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Is there an IOTA PHP library?

How can I implement IOTA in my website in a way people can't see the code (contrary of javascript)? Each user would have an seed, how can I handle this sensitive information using IRI API?
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Transfer from Multisg into normal address

I am following the example described here: https://github.com/iotaledger/iota.lib.java/blob/master/jota/src/test/java/jota/IotaMultisigTest.java I put funds into a multisig. Now I want to move that ...
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maybe lost funds [closed]

Sometime in Q4 2017 I sent my MIOTA to the wallet. I verified then that the funds had arrived. Now I am logging in and the balance says 0. I am having a hard time interpreting the transaction history. ...

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