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Why forking XRPL won’t work

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Whoever wrote this article, does not understand how Consensus works. 


https://cryptoslate.com/fork-xrp-ledger-ripple-acts-maliciously/: Ripple determines the default UNL list of trusted nodes. From the onset the corporation chooses 33 of the most ‘reputable’ servers (out of over 1,000), which ultimately determines which transactions are included in the ledger and which version of XRP is canonical.

Validators do not decide which transactions are included, all they do is


https://xrpl.org/technical-faq.html: provide is grouping transactions into ordered units, agreeing on one such ordering specifically to prevent double spending.


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