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Believe in the Use Case
Hodor posted a topic in General DiscussionBlog URL: https://coil.com/p/Hodor/Believe-in-the-Use-Case/wVlly8kWp 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐮𝐬𝐞 𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐞 𝐢𝐬 𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠, and there is one digital asset positioned for globally-scoped levels of usage and transactions. Learn more, and find out my take on all the latest news affecting XRP in today's blog. 𝐑𝐢𝐩𝐩𝐥𝐞 𝐍𝐞𝐰𝐬: Xpring fund Equilibrium, a company that will make participation in ILP much more easy for stakeholders; Coins.ph releases a video celebrating its RemTech Award and profiling its use of digital assets; Xendpay re-affirms its use of Ripple technology, this time for a Kenya corridor; and FortePlatform makes headlines in a new interview. 𝐂𝐨𝐢𝐥 𝐍𝐞𝐰𝐬: Cinnamon formally announces a soft test release of its video streaming platform. 𝐗𝐑𝐏 𝐍𝐞𝐰𝐬: Six independent websites exist where stakeholders can access information about validators on the recommended UNL; @hmatejx announces that he's going to create an automatic tool for tracking xRapid usage; Blockdaemon announces outsourcing service for businesses wanting to run an XRP Validator; and Poloniex adds new stablecoin pairings for XRP. I hope you enjoy the read: Please feel free to share my blog with a friend or share it on any other platform - and thanks for doing so! My blog announcement links on other platforms: Twitter Reddit r/Ripple Reddit r/CryptoCurrency Reddit r/CryptoMarkets Reddit r/xrp Reddit r/RippleTalk Reddit r/alternativecoin Reddit r/CoilCommunity Bitcointalk - alt coin sub forum Bitcointalk - XRP speculation thread
Ripple Consensus Algorithm
semiHonestNodeKappa posted a topic in Technical DiscussionHey guys, I'm an Ethereum developer and I'm new here so if this question should be posted somewhere else I apogize in advance. So I studied the first ripple whitepaper(not the one published in 2018), "The Ripple Protocol Consensus Algorithm", and wanted to ask some questions(any help would be greatly appreciated): 1) firstly, what is the difference between a node and a server in Ripple? According to the whitepaper "any entinty running the Ripple Server Software is a server". I get this. We have stock servers and validator-servers? Is it the same if I call a server, a node. Intuitively I feel like running a stock-server in Ripple is kind of the same as running a GETH node in eth, right? This may sound simple but I want to know what is what. 2) is there an option for end users to run a UNL? Is the validator-server a UNL? If yes, I can answer the first part(yes). Since you can decide to run a validator server you can run a UNL. 3) the basic idea is that we split the network into subnetworks - UNLs and we verify these UNLs so in the end we combine these and verify the whole system. This is great but isn't it less secure than having a ethereum-like system where every node validates every transaction? 4) what is the latency requirment to participate in the voting process. Apart from the 2 second window for the candidate set submission. I mean is there any other requirement? 5) finally i felt strange with the fact that there is a flag/kick system for nodes in the network combined with the fact that the code isn't open source. Thank you in advance if you took the time to read my questions
Crypto and XRP: Next Generation Money
Hodor posted a topic in General DiscussionIn this blog, I remind readers why we fell in love with crypto and discuss the latest news affecting XRP. Mojaloop usage about to expand globally? SIBOS is coming up with Dilip Rao from Ripple in attendance. There are two new Ripple customers you may not have heard about. XRP news includes further decentralization of the recommended UNL, three exchanges adding support for XRP, the ability for XRP owners to access an instant credit line, and how to earn XRP through renting your personal property. I hope you enjoy the weekend read! Please feel free to share my blog with a friend - or on any other platform! (and thanks for doing so) Twitter Reddit r/Ripple Reddit r/CryptoCurrency Reddit r/CryptoMarkets Reddit r/xrp Reddit r/RippleTalk Reddit r/alternativecoin Bitcointalk - alt coin sub forum Bitcointalk - XRP speculation thread
2018: XRP Ledger’s Year of Decentralization
Hodor posted a topic in General Discussion2018: XRP Ledger’s Year of Decentralization Ripple has indicated that 2018 is the "Year of XRP Decentralization." In my latest blog, I talk about the history of decentralization, how it's measured or evaluated within crypto, and the concrete steps Ripple is taking to further this aspect of the XRP Ledger. I discuss Ripple's next steps for 2018 when it comes to decentralization, as well as what their goal is at the end of this process. For those that have been curious, or have heard FUD on other forums about XRP's decentralization levels, this is the blog for you! Hope you enjoy; please leave any feedback below! In addition, feel free to share my blog with a friend or family member, or on any other forum - and thank you for doing so! Twitter Reddit r/Ripple Reddit r/CryptoCurrency Reddit r/CryptoMarkets Reddit r/xrp Reddit r/RippleTalk Bitcointalk - alt coin sub forum Bitcointalk - XRP speculation thread