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Protocol Design - Blocks

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Transaction vs. block

The word transaction should be used in the context of a fully completed, 2-part protocol-level transaction, otherwise block should be used.

Details on legacy blocks are not necessary as they will only lead to confusion.

State Blocks

Account balance

Block vs. transaction

Creating transactions




Change rep

Epoch blocks

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