Questions tagged [blockchain]

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The new history mode “full” - how far back can you go to retrieve balances?

Docs say: full nodes store all chain data since the beginning of the chain, but drop the archived contexts below the current checkpoint Also, the docs mention the checkpoint is 5 cycles. If that ...
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How is the hash code of blocks generated?

Consider any given block of the chain (e.g. this one). Its hash code is: BL7wTUBp1apNisdzsjbb8dRYGGxoKDQxeMB3XqBNHoiqeL5URs2 I am developing a tool that takes this hash code and produces a "random" ...
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Can I know when a wallet was created?

Is it possible to see the creation date of a wallet? If so, where? Is this information publicly recorded in the blockchain? I don't seem to find it. For instance, consider this random address (taken ...
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Priority 5 block baked. How to analyse what happened here?

Block BLznpNup33vnSbByistRGsjsGZvYu6dy89zwMY8x4Z3rB9j53Ys at block level 367813 was baked with priority 5 by Foundation Baker 1 and thus was baked roughly 7 min after the previous block. I've never ...
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Is it possible to 'destroy' a wallet?

I have a few wallets (tz1...), but I would like to only use one. Is it possible to delete a wallet? If so, does the blockchain record this action? Is there actually any benefit for the blockchain for ...
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How is chain_id computed?

The RPC GET /chains/<chain_id>/chain_id returns: 'the chain unique identifier' How is this identifier computed?
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What does it mean when someone double bakes or double endorse?

First of all, I'm trying to understand what is double baking and double endorsing in terms of how such actions may positively or negatively impact the chain. I do realize both double baking and ...
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Garbage Collection

I hear there are plans for garbage collection for the Tezos blockchain. What does this mean exactly? What are these "garbage" that needs to be collected, why are they there in the first place? Is ...