lvella
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Why does IOTA use a ternary number system?
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Three questions were made: Why does IOTA use a ternary number system? What are the benefits of the ternary number system over the more traditional binary number system? Are there drawbacks to ternary ...

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Consensus - what convergence properties does the tangle have when multiple conflicting transactions are built upon by different parts of the network
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I can't answer how it will behave in case the coordinator is shut down and the network is actually decentralized as described in the whitepaper. Right now, the branch that gets confirmed by the ...

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Can you reuse a receive address that was created before the last snapshot?
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IOTA addresses can be used multiple times for receiving, but once spent, the security dramatically reduces. So, if the address generation algorithm has not changed (you are getting the same addresses ...

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What Proof of Work function does IOTA use?
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Iota currently uses Curl hashing algorithm for proof of work. It was developed internally by IOTA team as a ternary (uses base 3 numbers, like all Iota, instead of binary) cryptographically secure ...

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Doesn't reattaching transactions allow double-spend transactions?
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I'd say reattaching is precisely broadcasting a double-spend transaction from the same origin to the same destination, and hoping this time it will be picked up by the coordinator. You basically spam ...

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