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should be used for questions pertaining to Bitcoin Core. Bitcoin Core is an MIT-licensed Qt 5 GUI application for the original Bitcoin codebase. Additional/previous names include "Bitcoin-Qt"…
should be used for questions related to transactions. Transactions are signed messages regarding the transfer or generation of bitcoins. They are broadcast throughout the Bitcoin network and,…
should be used for questions pertaining to the blockchain. The blockchain is a list of all transactions that have occurred using the Bitcoin currency. It consists of blocks which are linked t…
should be used for questions related to bitcoind, the command-line software for Bitcoin Core. It stands for "Bitcoin Daemon" where a daemon is any computer process which runs in the backgroun…
should be used for questions that pertain to wallet software. A wallet software is a piece of software which manages users' keypairs, addresses, and transactions. Wallet software also allow a…
should be used for Bitcoin addresses. A Bitcoin address is an encoding of the hash of an ECDSA public key or a script. Knowledge of this value allows a user to send Bitcoins to another person…
should be used for questions related to paying transaction fees in the Bitcoin network.
should be used for questions referring to mining pools. A mining pool is a way of sharing the work needed to find a block. Miners are rewarded in proportion to the amount of computing power t…
should be used for questions regarding security issues with the design or implementation of Bitcoin and related cryptocurrencies.
should be used for questions regarding exchanges. Exchanges are sites which allow for the conversion of Bitcoins to various world currencies as well as alternate cryptocurrencies.
should be used for questions relating to the Bitcoin Core/bitcoind JSON-RPC interface.
should be used for questions regarding the service 'blockchain.info'. Blockchain Ltd. is a company that offers a web wallet and provides a blockchain explorer under the domain blockchain.info…
should be used for questions regarding Bitcoin clients. A client is any application which allows a user to connect to the Bitcoin (or alternate) network. Alternately, "client" may refer to a …
should be used for questions pertaining to private keys. Private keys are used for signing transactions and allow the holder of the private key to spend the Bitcoin associated with the addres…
should be used for questions about the function, the reason for, and the underlying concepts of mining.
should be used for questions related to APIs offered by any Bitcoin related service. An API is an Application Programming Interface and services often have APIs available for developers to wr…
Proposed payment system leveraging payment channels which allow re-negotiation of balances that finally get executed on the Bitcoin blockchain.
generally off topic unless they have applicability to Bitcoin. This tag should be used for questions regarding Litecoin, a cryptocurrency based on Bitcoin. Litecoin is …
should be used for unconfirmed transactions, transactions that have not yet been included in a block.
should be used for questions about Electrum, a lightweight Bitcoin client written in Python
Questions about alternative cryptocurrencies are off topic unless they are applicable to Bitcoin.
should be used for questions related to creation and ongoing work for different existing and future Bitcoin-related projects and source code.
should be used for questions regarding Bitcoin transaction scripts or scripting languages used in transactions of altcoins such as Solidity. Scripts are a set of instructions on how to comple…
should be used for questions regarding Segregated Witness (segwit), an activated softfork that defined a new transaction format which doesn't include signatures in the transaction identifier…
should be used for questions about the economics of mining operations.
should be used for questions related to mining rigs, CPUs, GPUs, FPGAs, and ASIC miners, as well as the production, and producers of such goods.
should be used for questions related to hashes. A hash is the output of a hash function, a function which .is a mathematically reproducible but irreversible process that takes in an arbitrary…
DO NOT USE: OFF-TOPIC. Bitcoin Cash is an altcoin which forked from Bitcoin to increase the maximum block size to 8 MB.
should be used for questions related to the Bitcoin network and communication between different nodes on the Internet.
should be used for questions relating to the protocols by which cryptocurrencies are transferred. This includes the network protocol and consensus rules.
Multi-signature addresses require m-of-n signatures to authorize spending funds sent to them.
off topic. This tag should be used for questions regarding Ripple, an alternative cryptocurrency. Such questions can include how Ripple works and things that can be done wit…
should be used for questions about the revenue generated by mining. For questions specific to coin generation transactions (coinbase transactions) use the tag Coinbase-Transaction. For questi…
should be used for questions about configuring and optimizing the software settings on mining rigs.