When I open a Ripple account, I can choose to fetch my wallet from

  • Payward, Local Browser
  • Payward
  • Local Browser

What does this mean? Can someone elaborate on the differences, and when is each option appropriate?

  • Are there still 2 people voting to close ripple questions, despite being consensus on meta that they are in-topic? How childish they are?
    – o0'.
    Feb 22, 2013 at 18:53
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    @Lohoris - not just voting to close, but without identifying themselves...
    – ripper234
    Feb 22, 2013 at 20:12
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    @StephenGornick - why don't you come talk about it here? meta.bitcoin.stackexchange.com/questions/335/…
    – ripper234
    Feb 23, 2013 at 4:14
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    @Lohoris - of course he has the right to vote to close, it's just childish and futile to insist on doing this if the vast majority will disregard it.
    – ripper234
    Feb 23, 2013 at 14:30
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    If others join me and Ripple questions continuously get closed then maybe the topic of what the community wants here gets revisited. Incidentally, I want Ripple to succeed. I just want the Bitcoin SE to remain the Bitcoin SE. Feb 24, 2013 at 7:47

1 Answer 1

  • "Payward, Local Browser" tries to fetch your wallet from Payward and if an account has not been found or if the Payward is not available / you are offline, it tries to fetch the wallet from local storage.
  • "Payward" only looks in Payward.
  • "Local" only looks in local storage.

P. S. You've set where to save your wallet in https://ripple.com/client/#/register right after the "Create Wallet" button.

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    What's a payward? And why must this post be 30 long?
    – user4825
    May 4, 2013 at 10:57
  • You can store your encrypted wallet in Payward server, and access it everywhere, not only from your local machine. May 9, 2013 at 18:51

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