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Did uncompressed public keys use the `04` prefix before compressed public keys were used?

Have uncompressed keys always used the 04 prefix, even before compressed keys (which use 02, 03) were used? Yes. Did bitcoin undergo an update to add these prefixes to the different key types? ...
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How might you detect if two extended public keys have the same root private key?

This is not possible; quoting BIP32: Given any number (2 ≤ N ≤ 232-1) of (index, extended private key) tuples (ij,(kij,cij)), with distinct ij's, determining whether they are derived from a common ...
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