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How can taproot transactions manage to store so much data?

The only thing Taproot changed with respect to the "inscription envelope" is removing the script size limit, which was previously 10,000 bytes for P2WSH and 520 bytes for P2SH. In P2TR, the ...
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How can an external party be sure that node's response is valid?

A Merkle inclusion proof is a proof that a transaction is included in a block with a particular hash, nothing more. Whoever gave you that proof can lie by omission (claiming no transactions you asked ...
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How can an external party be sure that node's response is valid?

I interpret your question as "why can I trust a Merkle proof?" A cryptographic hash function processes an input and always returns the same output. If you change the input in the slightest, ...
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