Is Trust public in Ripple?


I am yet to understand what the "trust" do.

CAn someone explain please?

"Trusting" an entity in Ripple is saying that you treat their word as a substitute for money. If you want to send me $1000 USD, Ripple has no way to do that, because Ripple cannot handle actual dollars, it can only handle promises (and XRP). But if I have a Bitstamp account, a promise from Bitstamp to pay me $1000 USD on demand is worth about $1000. If you send me $1000 of Bitstamp USD IOU's, I'll happily take them as payment, because I can convert them into cash without too much trouble. I can also hold onto them and send them to somebody else who wants them as payment. However, if you tried to pay me with pirateat40 USD IOU's, I wouldn't be interested in them, and wouldn't accept them as payment, because I don't think I can ever turn them into real money.

Trust is the way Ripple distinguishes between those. Ripple will only ever give you IOU's from entities you extend trust to. In...

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DEFINITION of 'Ripple (Cryptocurrency)'

Ripple is a technology that acts as both a cryptocurrency and a digital payment network for financial transactions.

Ripple was released in 2012 and co-founded by Chris Larsen and Jed McCaleb.

The coin for the cryptocurrency is premined and labeled XRP.

BREAKING DOWN 'Ripple (Cryptocurrency)'

Ripple is more known for its digital payment protocol than its cryptocurrency, XRP. Ripple operates on an open source and peer-to-peer decentralized platform that allows for a seamless transfer of money in any form, whether USD, Yen, litecoin, or bitcoin.

To understand how the system works, consider a money transfer structure where the two parties on either end of the transaction use their preferred middlemen to receive the money. Lawrence needs to send $100 to David who lives in a different city. He gives his local agent, Kate, the money to send to David with a password that David is required to answer...

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Ripple Labs (formerly OpenCoin) CTO Stefan Thomas has announced that, as of today, the source code for the peer-to-peer node behind the Ripple payment network is officially open source. Parts of Ripple, particularly a Javascript-based web client, have been open source for months, but the release of the peer-to-peer “full node”, rippled (comparable to Bitcoin’s bitcoind) means that the community now, at least in theory, has the entire suite of tools needed to maintain the Ripple network on its own.

Ripple is a peer-to-peer digital payment network, similar to Bitcoin in many ways, but with a number of distinguishing features. First of all, and most importantly, Ripple allows users to use Bitcoin-like cryptographically signed transactions to store and transfer almost anything – US dollars, euros, Swiss francs, gold and silver and even potentially company shares can all be handled on the network. The way that Ripple manages this is by storing all assets as debts between parties...

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With solar installation companies, the big guys seem to get all the glory. National brands have the budgets to market themselves to a larger audience. Once they’ve established themselves as the loudest and “best” company to work with, they can get away with charging more for systems. That extra money funnels back into the marketing budget. And on and on.

With recent failures (Sungevity) and scale-backs (SolarCity), it’s the perfect time for local installers to step out of the shadows. Customers are probably as confused now as ever, so education and transparency are key to rebuilding solar’s good image. Getting your name out there, even in small ways, can help communities trust solar and your company over national brands.

Information from EnergySage’s fourth Solar Marketplace Intel Report

EnergySage CEO and founder Vikram Aggarwal is a big believer in price transparency to win customers and get ahead. EnergySage released its fourth Solar Marketplace Intel Report...

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by JOHN LIGHT - Nov. 27, 2013

Ripple is a project I’ve been meaning to write about for a while now, but told myself I would hold off sharing my thoughts until they’d open-sourced. Ripple Labs, Inc, (formerly OpenCoin, Inc) open-sourced the software back in September of this year, and since then I have been devoting more time to examining the project and learning to use the Ripple client. What I have come to realize is that Ripple is the decentralized exchange that the cryptocurrency community has been clamoring for.

Developer Ryan Fugger started the Ripple project to create an open source mutual credit and financial payment system, which is now called “RipplePay” or “Ripple Classic.” After the founders of Ripple Labs picked up the idea and began to expand on it, Ripple took on the form that it has today: a decentralized payment network and currency exchange which can be used to settle transactions in seconds. Ripple has several components, each of which we’ll examine...

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Public office is a public trust

Public trust is a concept that relates back to the origins of democratic government and its seminal idea that within the public lies the true power and future of a society; therefore, whatever trust the public places in its officials must be respected. One of the reasons that bribery is regarded as a notorious evil is that it contributes to a culture of political corruption in which the public trust is eroded. Other issues related to political corruption or betrayal of public trust are lobbying, special interest groups and the public cartel.

Government is a trust, and the officers of the government are trustees; and both the trust and the trustees are created for the benefit of the people. Public officers are the servants and agents of the people, to execute laws which the people have made and within the limits of a constitution which they have established. Grover Cleveland, Letter of Acceptance as Candidate for Governor (Oct. 7, 1882). See W. O....
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You look new here. Allow us to introduce you to what Ripple is.

Ripple is a private osu! server, featuring multiplayer, PP, a very active community and a development team going strong implementing new features and squashing bugs. You can check out even more features here. It has also a very friendly community, and it's open source! Just so you know, we currently have 80 users online and 38679 registered users!

It has been a mostly silent 2 months on the development of Ripple. Nyo was busy with other projects, and has recently gone on holiday — as…

Ripple’s current version has been around since January 2016, but we’ve never made a graph showing our progress since then. So we thought it…

You might have not noticed, but our software is usually pretty fast. We try to keep all responses in under a second, and whenever possible…

Hello there, my dear Ripple users. Over the course of the past year and a half, Ripple has seen an...

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14 January 2013—This Christmas season I bought my very first bitcoins. The idea was to give them as gifts to my family, thus setting the Pecks out on the adventure of figuring out how Bitcoin—the four-year-old decentralized, stateless cryptocurrency—works and why it might be important. I enjoy giving homework as a present.

The adventure, however, turned out to be my own, as I first had to find a way to get some bitcoins. Apparently there are a few ways: You can join the network that creates bitcoins and mint them at a slow, unpredictable pace. You can accept them as payment. You can buy them from a centralized exchange. Or you can find a random stranger online who wants to sell them and meet up with him on the street. I chose the latter, an option that landed me in a coffee shop three days before Christmas, handing over US $100 cash to a man I had never met, whose father had promised to immediately transfer me bitcoins from his home in the Caribbean.

And so he did....

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Hello and welcome to the Ripple Explained Guide. My mission in life is to help make other people successful in the areas they care about and I hope the information contained herein is able to translate into your own success with digital currencies.

My main goal for this book is to be largely non-technical and explain the most important concepts to empower you to derive the most valuable insights possible from this technology. I apologize in advance if there is anything in this book that is too technical or too complicated. If there is a passage in this guide that does not seem to make sense or is too complicated I ask that you don’t give up, keep reading and come back to it later. Take your time with each section and supplement your learning with Google searches to help get the answers on terms or areas of interest. Throughout the text I include links for you to follow up on for further research. When you are done learning all the information below don’t be surprised if...

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What is Ripplecoin?

Ripple is a system of payment, exchanging currency transferring network made by Ripple Labs. It is created based on a distributed, open source internet protocol, consensus ledger and native currency known as ripples. The Ripple network aims to enable safe, immediate and free global transactions of various sizes without chargebacks. It backs any fiat currency like Yen, Dollars, cryptocurrency like Bitcoin, Litecoin, and commodity or other valuable unit. Ripple at its core is based around a distributed, public database or ledger. For a balanced way, the ledger holds data about offers to purchase or sell currencies and assets, formulating the first shared exchange. Participants in the network come into agreement to the changes in the ledger through a process known as consensus and it’s reached in every 2 to 5 seconds.

The process of consensus gives room for payments, exchanges and remittances without the importance...

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It appears that Ripple is in a strong potential reversal zone, it has already retraced pretty high, and it has multiple divergences and a


break up, it also appears that we may have completed a diametric pattern, and are breaking up out of a triangle. This gives us a good chance for a break up here and a strong


continuation. Ripple may continue the pattern of altcoins getting massive bull-runs this year and


continuing to stagger. If we can break through all the


resistances shown that should give us some nice support at those levels and then we can continue up for awhile. As usual with altcoins, it's usually a good idea to take some profit or hedge along the way, especially when it starts to look


, but this does look like it could have an all-time-high run over the next year if my diametric count is correct. Also an interesting note is that the candles look extremely similar to how ETHBTC looked right after...

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Ripple is a real-time gross settlement system (RTGS), currency exchange and remittance network operated by Ripple. Also called the Ripple Transaction Protocol (RTXP) or Ripple protocol, it is built upon a distributed open source Internet protocol, consensus ledger and native currency called XRP (ripples). Released in 2012, Ripple purports to enable "secure, instant and nearly free global financial transactions of any size with no chargebacks." It supports tokens representing fiat currency, cryptocurrency, commodity or any other unit of value such as frequent flier miles or mobile minutes. At its core, Ripple is based around a shared, public database or ledger, which uses a consensus process that allows for payments, exchanges and remittance in a distributed process.

In 2014, Ripple defended the security of its consensus algorithm against rival Stellar Networks. Currently, Ripple's XRP tokens are the third-largest currency by market capitalization, after Bitcoin and...

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Это ваша лента, где вы будете проводить большую часть времени, получая мгновенные уведомления о том, что интересует именно вас.

Наведите на изображение профиля и нажмите кнопку чтения, чтобы перестать читать любую учетную запись.

Самый быстрый способ поделиться чьим-либо твитом с вашими читателями — ретвитнуть его. Нажмите значок со стрелочками, чтобы мгновенно сделать это.

Поделитесь своими мыслями о любом твите, просто ответив на него. Найдите тему, которая вам интересна, и вступайте в беседу.

Мгновенно узнавайте о том, что обсуждают люди прямо сейчас.

Читайте больше учетных записей, чтобы получать мгновенные обновления о том, что вас больше всего интересует.

Читайте самые последние беседы на любую тему, мгновенно появляющиеся в вашей ленте.

Следите за тем, как разворачиваются лучшие...

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The Senators and Representatives before mentioned, and the Members of the several State Legislatures, and all executive and judicial Officers, both of the United States and of the several States, shall be bound by Oath or Affirmation, to support this Constitution; but no religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or

public Trust

under the United States

Now, she would light upon the shameful spectacle of some desolate creature--or some wretched ragged groups of either sex, or of both sexes, with children among them, huddled together like the smaller vermin for a little warmth--lingering and lingering on a doorstep, while the appointed evader of the

public trust

did his dirty office of trying to weary them out and so get rid of them.

I'm thrilled to see GIA's wealth of information, research and services benefiting more people in more places, helping to protect the

public trust


When a regulatory body is perceived...

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The purpose of this abstraction is to make it simple to create a line of trust by providing a more straightforward interface for users to consume. Currently one would have to understand the trust line system as well as how to deal with connecting to a remote server and also how to build a transaction that sets trust lines for an account.

Instead my goal was to abstract the trust line interface for the 90% use case. Here is an initial result of the effort:

var TrustLine = require('./trust_line.js'); var trustLine = new TrustLine({ account: 'rHKueQebtVU9cEamhBbMV8AEViqKjXcBcB' counterparty: 'r4EwBWxrx5HxYRyisfGzMto3AT8FZiYdWk', currency: 'XAG', amount: 10, noRipple: false, }); trustLine.sign(process.env.RIPPLE_SECRET_KEY).submit({ success: console.log, error: console.log...
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The core server of the Ripple peer-to-peer network is rippled. Anyone can run their own rippled server that follows the network and keeps a complete copy of the Ripple ledger. You can even have your server take part in the consensus process.

This page contains instructions for:

Types of rippled Servers

The rippled server software can run in several modes depending on its configuration, including:

Stock server - follows the network with a local copy of the ledger. Validating server, or validator for short - participates in consensus. rippled server in stand-alone mode - for testing. Does not communicate to other rippled servers.

You can also run the rippled executable as a client application for accessing rippled APIs locally. (Two instances of the same binary can run side-by-side in this case; one as a server, and the other running briefly as a client and then terminating.)

Reasons to Run a Stock Server

There are lots of reasons you might...

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Ripple is an open source protocol for a payment network based on an idea by Ryan Fugger, and further developed by Ripple Labs.[1][2][3] In its developed form, the Ripple network is intended to be a distributed, peer-to-peer payment system and foreign exchange market. The Ripple network supports any currency (dollars, yen, bitcoin, etc.).

At its core, Ripple is based around a shared, public database. This database contains a ledger with account balances. Anyone can view the ledger and see a record of all activity on the Ripple network. In addition to information about balances, the ledger can also hold information about offers to buy or sell a currency or asset, creating the first distributed exchange. Participants in the network agree to changes in the ledger via a process called consensus. Consensus is reached by the network approximately every 2–5 seconds, allowing for trading of assets and settlement of transactions without any centralized clearing house.


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Ripple Labs shortened its name to Ripple this week, a move which according to company officials, signals its products are now "out of the lab" and ready for use.

Long one of the more well-funded startups in industry, Ripple was arguably the first to focus on use cases for distributed ledgers, introducing an alternative ledger that deviated from bitcoin's method for consensus and featured its own unique digital currency, XRP, as early as 2012.

Since then, Ripple has increasingly put forth in its public messaging that it is seeking to realize an "Internet of Value", a term that denotes a time when money could move as quickly as information does today. As a building block for this future, Ripple has introduced the Interledger protocol (ILP), which intends to act as an arbiter for all types of ledgers, both those that are distributed and traditional centralized alternatives.

Ripple CTO Stefan Thomas explained that ILP itself is not a ledger, as it does not...

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Antony Lewis is Head of Business Development at itBit, a bitcoin exchange based in Singapore. In this article, he explains how Ripple works, so that anyone can understand it.

What is Ripple? Well, it is both a digital currency and a payments protocol, and it is the latter that has got people excited.

Ripple has been hitting the news recently, with banks saying it has promise, and even for the first time starting to use it for services. But many people don't understand it, so how does it work, exactly?

A good parallel is the hawala network – a traditional, non-digital way of sending money from city to city. Hawala has its roots in medieval Arabia, and is still in use today in places where banks won’t or can’t operate.

A medieval banking system

Hawala is best described as money transmission without money movement, providing the appearance of instant remittance between separate locations; for example, sending money between different cities or...

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