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Tendermint vs Grandpa & Babe

It seems Tezos is moving towards the Tendermint consensus, used by Cosmos. However, wouldn't a Grandpa & Babe consensus mechanism, as used in Polkadot, allow for better block scaling? EDIT: I am ...
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Block Withholding Attacks

Would it be possible to do something similar to selfish mining or rather a block withholding attack in Tezos and if so how would that work? As far as I understand, Tezos being a PoS system, it'll be ...
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What exactly happens at the end of a cycle?

The Tezos protocol does a lot of bookkeeping at the end of a cycle to manage its validator set. According to our own research and that of others we came up with a list of assumptions that suggest the ...
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Why does querying tezos-node for test chain return 404?

I am querying a mainnet tezos node for test chain data using the url specified in the following question: Can I use an RPC to switch the Tezos node to another protocol? Specifically "/chains/test/...
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How to calculate the total locked XTZ?

Using the TZscan.io Stats - Key Numbers dashboard, how can I calculate the total locked XTZ in the system? And shouldn't this be a KPI measure by itself? Since delegators can very easily move their ...
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Active test networks

There are many test networks on Tezos. What are the active and soon to be active public ones? How do we participate? Are there accessible public nodes?
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What is a manager operation?

Transactions, originations, public key reveals, and delegations are "manager operations". According to Different types of operation in Tezos Block - Which one fee is spent, "manager ...
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Total baking balance calculation (includes inactive bakers stake?)

Does the total baking balance of the Tezos network (for example currently 76.9%) include the delegated XTZ to an inactive/sleeping/closed/defunct delegation services? At which point will these be ...
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Recently annouced plan for the implementation of zk-snarks into Tezos -timing?

Apologies for this lay question but I would very much appreciate if anyone could kindly tell me (in plain English for lay people like me) the timeline for the implementation of zk-snarks into Tezos ...
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node log - node.validator: fetching protocol PtEdo

Seeing the following warning in the node log node.validator: fetching protocol PtEdoTezd3RHSC31mpxxo1npxFjoWWcFgQtxapi51Z8TLu6v6Uq node running PsDELPH1 what's the issue? thx
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What causes the network to slowdown when a new protocol activates?

When Babylon activated there was a period of 30+ minutes where endorsements and bakes were very unstable and we ended up hitting some quite high priorities. I'm curious to know why this is the case ...