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Full example data for scrypt Stratum-client

I'm trying to write a Mining client for Scrypt-based mining using Stratum Communication. As of now, I have some trouble verifying all my bit orders and sequences. Hashes I'm generating get always ...
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Protocols for use between mining clients and mining pool servers

Which protocols are there for mining clients to communicate with mining pool servers? How do they compare?
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What is the standard protocol for pools/miners?

The Bitcoin client protocol is well documented in the Bitcoin Wiki, but I can't find much on the protocol used by pools and miners. Is it described anywhere?
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How to setup stratum with pushpool and VARDIFF? (litecoin)

I'm trying to setup a pool for litecoin mining with support of the stratum protocol and VARDIFF (variable difficulty). I read the answer of cdecker on the following question How to setup pushpool. ...
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Does Stratum cause mining to be more centralized than getBlockTemplate would?

I read the question "I don't understand the "51% attack" problem. Why does a mining pool have power with a 51% share?" and its anwers. That made me wonder that since the GBT protocol is ...