Commit 96aef9c3 authored by inertia's avatar inertia

Merge branch 'refactoring-glossary' into 'develop'

refactoring glossary terms for HIVE

See merge request !24
parents 3f6f1e89 491cf284
- term: Blockchain
definition: Decentralized ledger and consensus protocol
- term: Steem (blockchain)
- term: Hive (blockchain)
definition: Name of the blockchain and platform
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items:
- term: Blockchain
def: Decentralized ledger and consensus protocol
- term: Steem (blockchain)
- term: Hive (blockchain)
def: Name of the blockchain and platform
- term: Bandwidth
def: formerly the limit of data each account can send/use (replaced by Resource Credits)
- term: Resource Credits
def: is the limit of data each account can utilize resources on the blockchain (also known as RC)
- term: VESTS
def: The fundamental unit of accounting that STEEM Power is derived from
- term: STEEM (currency)
def: Currency of the blockchain, liquid version of Steem Power
- term: SBD
def: Steem Backed Dollar, $1 worth of STEEM
- term: Steem Power
def: Locked version of STEEM which gives account influence on the platform
def: The fundamental unit of accounting that Hive Power is derived from
- term: HIVE (currency)
def: Currency of the blockchain, liquid version of Hive Power
- term: HBD
def: Hive Backed Dollar, $1 worth of Hive
- term: Hive Power
def: Locked version of HIVE which gives account influence on the platform
- term: Transaction
def: Operations/Activity/Write requests to the blockchain. A transaction is a submitted update to the Steem blockchain. This can include token transfers, posts/comments, votes, etc.
def: Operations/Activity/Write requests to the blockchain. A transaction is a submitted update to the Hive blockchain. This can include token transfers, posts/comments, votes, etc.
- term: Block
def: Every three seconds, the Steem blockchain produces a new block. Each time a new block is produced, the distributed network is updated with all of the transactions that occurred within that block.
def: Every three seconds, the Hive blockchain produces a new block. Each time a new block is produced, the distributed network is updated with all of the transactions that occurred within that block.
- term: Block Header
def: Information about block, root, and witness who signed, etc.
- term: Price feed
def: Feed that is maintained by witnesses to ensure SBD/STEEM price stability
def: Feed that is maintained by witnesses to ensure HBD/HIVE price stability
- term: Account
def: An account is a container for all of the activity associated with a particular user's wallet on the blockchain. This includes all of their tokens, posts, comments, upvotes, transfers, etc.
- term: Authority
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- term: Owner
def: Owner authority/permission of a given account
- term: Key
def: Keys are used to authenticate transactions. Each key contains a public/private pair. When a transaction is submitted to the Steem blockchain, it is signed by the account owner using their private key. The blockchain is able to determine that the transaction is valid by validating the signature against the public key from the pair.
def: Keys are used to authenticate transactions. Each key contains a public/private pair. When a transaction is submitted to the Hive blockchain, it is signed by the account owner using their private key. The blockchain is able to determine that the transaction is valid by validating the signature against the public key from the pair.
- term: Public Key
def: Public key of account's certain authority
- term: Private Key
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- term: Comment
def: A comment is text content that is stored on the blockchain. Comments can be linked to other comments as "replies" through parent/child relationships.
- term: Vote
def: A vote is an expression of like (upvote) or dislike (downvote) for a post/comment. The Steem blockchain uses the votes that a post/comment has received to determine its share of the rewards.
def: A vote is an expression of like (upvote) or dislike (downvote) for a post/comment. The Hive blockchain uses the votes that a post/comment has received to determine its share of the rewards.
- term: Reputation
def: Account's reputation on the platform
- term: Markdown language
def: Easy to read and write, plain text format language commonly used to create Steemit articles
def: Easy to read and write, plain text format language commonly used to create Hive articles
- term: Permlink
def: Unique identifier of every comment or post of an author, within the context of that author. ('@author/permlink' combos are globally unique)
- term: Mainnet
def: The 'production' Steem blockchain network wherein real STEEM is held and actual transactions take place.
def: The 'production' Hive blockchain network wherein real HIVE is held and actual transactions take place.
- term: Delegation
def: The assignment of STEEM Power for content influence by another account (cannot be spent, can be revoked by the delegator in 5 days)
def: The assignment of Hive Power for content influence by another account (cannot be spent, can be revoked by the delegator in 5 days)
- term: PowerUp
def: Convert STEEM to Steem Power and vice-versa with PowerDown
def: Convert HIVE to Hive Power and vice-versa with PowerDown
- term: Reward Pool
def: Every day, a fixed amount of STEEM tokens are allocated to the network reward fund, commonly called the "reward pool." These get distributed to authors and curators for posting and voting on content.
def: Every day, a fixed amount of HIVE tokens are allocated to the network reward fund, commonly called the "reward pool." These get distributed to authors and curators for posting and voting on content.
- term: AppBase
def: Plug-in architecture that provides a robust foundation for scaling. It enables many components of the Steem blockchain to become modular by creating additional non-consensus blockchains as dedicated plugins.
def: Plug-in architecture that provides a robust foundation for scaling. It enables many components of the Hive blockchain to become modular by creating additional non-consensus blockchains as dedicated plugins.
- term: RocksDB
def: A fast-on-disk data store with an advanced caching layer, which minimizes latency when reading/writing to and from disk.
- term: MIRA
def: Multi Index Rocksdb Adapter that updates the database backend of Steem from memory mapped files to a disk log-structured merge-tree implemented via the RocksDB library.
def: Multi Index Rocksdb Adapter that updates the database backend of Hive from memory mapped files to a disk log-structured merge-tree implemented via the RocksDB library.
- term: Manabar
def: |
<p>
Tracked voting power that is regenerated from 0 to 100% of max
linearly over 5 days. It is a function of STEEM Power, delegations,
linearly over 5 days. It is a function of Hive Power, delegations,
and active power down that tracks unspent reward fund shares.
</p>
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</p>
- term: Reverse Auction
def: The window of 5 minutes where curation rewards are sent back to reward pool.
- term: SPS
def: Also known as Steem Proposal System. An on-chain decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) that allows users to submit proposals for funding and use stake weighted voting to select which proposals should be funded.
- term: DHF
def: Also known as Decentralized Hive Fund. An on-chain decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) that allows users to submit proposals for funding and use stake weighted voting to select which proposals should be funded.
- name: Governance
id: glossary-governance
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- term: DPOS
def: Delegated Proof of Stake
- term: Proxy
def: The assignment of STEEM Power for DPOS governance and SPS approval by another account (cannot be spent, can be revoked instantly)
def: The assignment of Hive Power for DPOS governance and DHF approval by another account (cannot be spent, can be revoked instantly)
- term: Node
def: A node is an instance of the Steem blockchain running on a server.
def: A node is an instance of the Hive blockchain running on a server.
- term: Witness
def: Witness is a position/role for the people who are chosen by community (delegate trust) to support platform and run consensus protocol to ensure security and validity of transactions/blocks on the blockchain. A witness is responsible for signing and validating blocks for the Steem blockchain.
def: Witness is a position/role for the people who are chosen by community (delegate trust) to support platform and run consensus protocol to ensure security and validity of transactions/blocks on the blockchain. A witness is responsible for signing and validating blocks for the Hive blockchain.
- term: Hardfork
def: Process to release protocol/blockchain consensus upgrades
- term: Softfork
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- term: Witness Vote
def: Voting/electing witnesses with account's stake
- term: DAO
def: 'Decentralized Autonomous Organization (see: SPS).'
- term: SBD Haircut
def: 'Rules to stop printing SBD when the supply is too high. Note: SBD printing for the SPS (@steem.dao) does not follow these rules and will continue to print SBD regardless of the supply.'
def: 'Decentralized Autonomous Organization (see: DHF).'
- term: HBD Haircut
def: 'Rules to stop printing HBD when the supply is too high. Note: HBD printing for the DHF (@steem.dao) does not follow these rules and will continue to print HBD regardless of the supply.'
- name: Transactions
id: glossary-transactions
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- term: Signatures
def: Transaction signature signed by an account with a private key
- term: Canonical Signatures
def: Reduce entropy Signatures that follow the BIP-0062 specification to prevent transaction malleability. All Signatures on Steem are Canonical Signatures, since 0.20.2.
def: Reduce entropy Signatures that follow the BIP-0062 specification to prevent transaction malleability. All Signatures on Hive are Canonical Signatures, since 0.20.2.
- term: Broadcast Transaction
def: Event where a signed transaction is broadcasted to the p2p network so that witnesses could validate and include in a block
- term: Virtual operation
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- term: Cashout
def: Posts which was paid out recently
- term: Promoted
def: Posts which was promoted by burning SBD to get more visibility
def: Posts which was promoted by burning HBD to get more visibility
- term: Pending Payout
def: Estimated pending payout for blog posts/comments
- term: Tags
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- term: Median Price
def: Median Price feed provided by all witnesses
- term: Curator
def: A steem user who upvotes a post by using their daily voting power to assign value to a post that they believe has good quality content and should be seen and the author rewarded
def: A Hive user who upvotes a post by using their daily voting power to assign value to a post that they believe has good quality content and should be seen and the author rewarded
- term: Curation reward
def: The reward given to a curator, which is their portion of the 50% allocated to all curators that have upvoted a post
- term: Resteem
def: (Reblog) re-posting another authors' post in your blog feed for your followers list
- term: Reblog
def: Re-posting another author's post in your blog feed for your followers list
- name: Market
id: glossary-market
items:
- term: Conversion Requests
def: Request submitted for Converting SBD to STEEM
def: Request submitted for Converting HBD to HIVE
- term: Order Book
def: Internal market order book to exchange SBD&lt;-&gt;STEEM
def: Internal market order book to exchange HBD &lt;-&gt HIVE
- term: SMT
def: Smart Media Tokens
- term: Limit Order
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exclude: true
exclude_nav: true
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<p>Understanding the common terms used by the Steem blockchain is an important part of being able to build applications and tools that use it.</p>
<p>Understanding the common terms used by the Hive blockchain is an important part of being able to build applications and tools that use it.</p>
<p>This section outlines several of the common terms.</p>
<p>More terms and information can be found on the steemit.com <a href="https://steemit.com/faq.html">FAQ</a>.</p>
<p>More terms and information can be found on the hive.blog <a href="https://hive.blog/faq.html">FAQ</a>.</p>
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