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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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Is it possible to cancel a transaction?

I made a transaction from Android wallet to Exchange A of 10Gi. The transaction is in pending. I tried a few times to reattach, but the transaction is still in pending. I made a second transaction ...
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How can I start developing IXI Modules?

Looking at MAM.ixi or Snapshot.ixi, I noticed that IXI Modules are written in Javascript but they are calling Java methods and using Java Classes by assignments like: var Transaction = iri....
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Why does the tangle exhibit clumping?

In the Iota whitepaper the tangle is depicted as a uni-directional graph with a uniformly random set of connections between graph nodes. In the current implementation the true topology of the tangle ...
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How to get the cumulative weight (and score, height, depth) of a transaction?

I know that I can get the weight of a transaction by converting the transaction hash into trits and count the trailing number of zeros. import iota def get_transaction_weight(transaction_hash): ...
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What is the max possible transactions/second rate in IOTA?

Did anyone calculate the max amount of transactions per second which is possible in IOTA? As far as I understand the transactions rate is only limited by network's bandwidth of full nodes. Let's ...
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Flash Channels: Performance Benchmark

Did someone a performance benchmark for the flash channels? I would like to use them in a low latency scenario. I looked into the Javascript Code for it. Seems like they using HTTP 1.1 with JSON ...
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What are the effects of each of the 'P_' probability paramaters?

For each of these, what is the effect on the operation of the IRI node: P_SELECT_MILESTONE_CHILD = 0.7 P_REPLY_RANDOM_TIP = 0.66 P_SEND_MILESTONE = 0.02 P_PROPAGATE_REQUEST = 0.01 If these ...
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Why does IOTA use a post-quantum cryptography algorithm that has non-reusable keys?

What is the advantage of using winternitz signatures over other post-quantum cryptography schemes? Particularly, what is the disadvantage of a lattice-based scheme or a supersingular elliptic curve ...
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'Host Unkown' when trying to connect to Sandbox

We are trying to use the sandbox to test out some functions. I get no response when I ping http://sandbox.iotatoken.com/api/v1/. This does not work: var iota = new IOTA({ 'provider': 'http://...
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High spike in incoming data, high CPU usage

My incoming data to the node suddenly spiked from the usual 200 kbit/s to 11 Mbit/s. It has already tapered off, but I wonder what could have caused this. It is IOTA traffic. It is one node which ...
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IOTA Light Wallet returns Request Error when sending funds

I am running IOTA Light Wallet 2.5.4 and am connected to my own full node that is in-sync with 4 healthy tangle connections. The minimum weight magnitude (MWM) is set to 14. When attempting to send ...
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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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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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Any experience of IOTA on embedded devices?

I got an issue, so I wrote a stackoverflow issue: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/48898733/cant-resolve-library-dependencies Maybe someone is able to help me. After writing this issue, I thought ...

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