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You don't have to store a lot of information on the blockchain itself to provide certain evidence. (that something existed at a certain time or was signed by someone, or that something was not tampered with). Usually, it is enough to store for example a link to something and a hash or a signature. (i.e. onchain should be stored only the data that are ...


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No, it would not be a bottleneck if Cardano implements babel fees that will enable you to pay (actually arbitrage) your fees in different tokens. That being said, to keep a decentralized network secure, you always offer something of value for the work of validation blocks. Also, the author of the transaction might not be necessarily be the same party that ...


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Here is a link to the original Ouroboros paper from 2016: https://eprint.iacr.org/2016/889.pdf If you scroll to section 8.1, input endorsers (IE) are discussed and generalized in close proximity to block producers (BP). Both are stakeholder entities in that the power to go about their tasks is constrained by the amount of stake delegated to them. We are ...


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Input endorsers are originally discussed in the Ouroboros paper and could be potentially be used to create specific high-throughput layer 1 Ouroboros variants. To get the idea, check out this part of the paper: Input endorsers, stakeholder delegates, anonymous communication. In the final stage of our design, we augment the protocol with two new roles for ...


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This should not be thought of as a scalability problem, but more as a design parameter for whatever smart contract you are building. There are many creative ways in which projects are trying to make the liquidity pools work. SundaeSwap is using the Scooper model, which you can read about here. It goes over the tradeoffs for each popular type of DEX, and why ...


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