Questions tagged [ripple-transaction-fees]

Ripple transaction fees are in place to prevent spammy transactions.

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Won't ripples run out in time?

If there are a finite number of ripples, and ripple transaction fees get destroyed with each transaction, then wont they eventually run out?
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How exactly is Ripple decentralized when OpenCoin has so much XRP?

Let us assume in a best case scenario, the Ripple system gets opensourced this year and the 50 billion XRP are distributed fairly to many people in the world. One of the reasons of having XRP ...
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With Ripple, is it possible to have XRP IOUs?

Just as there are USD IOUs, EUR IOUs, BTC IOUs, and so on, is it possible to have XRP IOUs in the system? If yes, could XRP IOUs be used as transaction fees?