I'm trying to learn how litecoins work (and learn new programming language at same time by writing a crappy little miner).
I'm stuck with
getdata. Here http://litecoin.info/wiki/Scrypt
it says that data is 160 characters long. But its not. Its quite a bit longer than that.
So my questions are:
- 1.) What is
nonceand how do I use it?
- 2.) What is
- 3.) What are all the 0's after the
EDIT: Ok, I think I have to use just first 160 characters of
data and ignore the rest. Correct?