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What schema descriptions exist for the bitcoin protocol?

In an application, I'd like users to be able to declare, through a signed 32 byte number, the bitcoin protocol rules and data formats they will adhere to. Presently, I'm envisaging this being the hash ...
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Where can I find actual official documentation for bitcoin.conf?

As in title, where is actual bitcoin.conf docs? Protocol is evolving, and many articles are not accurate regarding do bitcoin.conf.
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Is there authoritative documentation on how to generate a P2WPKH address?

I Googled and found some BIPs but looking through bitcoincore.org, I could not find documentation on the process to generate a P2WPKH address. Looking through other random articles, I see the process ...
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Are near-current man pages or similar doc for bitcoin* available anywhere?

I've been unable to find current documentation on command options / bitcoin.conf parameters. I infer that the process of automatic generation of man pages from source is currently in flux (Manual page ...
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Does Bitcoin mining reward halving have documentation? Or is it just in the code?

I can't seem to find actual documentation about the reward halving process. This is not addressed in Bitcoin's Whitepaper, although Satoshi Nakamoto briefly mentions the decrease of the reward, but ...
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Where are getnetworkinfo localservicesnames explained?

Bitcoin-cli getnetworkinfo returns a list of human readable localservicesnames. Where can one find more info about them?
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Is there really no manual for Bitcoin Core?

This is not the first time I'm desperately searching for Bitcoin Core help and finding none, but look at this: https://bitcoincore.org/en/doc/0.20.0/ That's the closest thing to a "manual" I ...
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How do I fetch the price data from CoinGecko? [closed]

I don't understand their API: https://www.coingecko.com/en/api It says: /simple/price Get the current price of any cryptocurrencies in any other supported currencies that you need. But then ...
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How should I handle cases like this where the documentation for Bitcoin Core states one thing, and the actual program does something else?

Bitcoin Core's RPC API call "getnewaddress" is documented here: https://bitcoincore.org/en/doc/0.18.0/rpc/wallet/getnewaddress/ It claims: Result: "address" (string) The new bitcoin address In ...
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Where can I read more about the fields of the transaction returned by listtransactions API

I am looking at the results returned by listtransactions API and I do not understand the difference between blocktime, time and timereceived. Help tells me the following: "blocktime": xxx, ...
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Does IOTA really have a Documentation? [closed]

I hear a lot about IOTA, but on the official site I found very little. I read the WP: https://iota.org/IOTA_Whitepaper.pdf but that's just concepts, I want to know details about software like "...
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How to run bcoin on testnet?

In the documentation you can specify a network param, but the default main network name isn't the same as bitcoind (livenet). What is the name of testnet on bcoin? EDIT: When going by the ...
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bcoin example conf file?

Hey I've been looking around for an example conf file and I can't find one. I'm not sure how to put some parameters in. Do I do prune=True Or prune as in the documentation it says 'default: ...
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Does any documentations with mathematical description of Bitcoin exist?

Does any documentations with mathematical description of Bitcoin exist? Some documentations like YellowPaper in Ethereum?
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bitcoin core code [duplicate]

I am a c++ developer, I am trying to understand the bitcoin core code, I would like to know if there is any documentation (except the //comments in codes) and if there is any descritpion of the ...
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Which bitcoin documentation is the official one for bitcoin core?

English Google searches about bitcoind and bitcoin-cli often lead to two sites: https://en.bitcoin.it https://bitcoin.org Any idea which one is the official one, endorsed by the maintainers?
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