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Why is the requested hash size 46 bytes when the transaction hash size is 243 bytes?

In one byte: you can encode up to 2 8 values (i.e. 256 values). When a transaction hash is encoded in a byte[243] , only 3 values within the 256 possibilities are effectively used in each byte. This ...
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Pertaining to the required sequence, how can the requested transaction hash be the same as the received transaction hash?

Broadcast a tx/Request a missing tx When IRI broadcast a transaction to neighbors, it can append to the transaction data the hash of a transaction to request (i.e. the hash of a transaction unknown ...
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