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Why was the design decision made to have an account name and then under it 2 types of keys (active and owner)?

What is the reasoning for the setup of having an account name that is linked to 2 types of keys (owner and active)? What is the design decision for this and how does it compare to other blockchain ...
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Why does it cost money to create an account?

Sites like https://namevault.co/ are charging to create an account. How can I do this myself without paying anyone? I have some EOS on an exchange already.
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Why do EOS accounts have to be 12 characters?

Why was the 12 character limit chosen for account names? Why can't I make a 4 letter account name? Where can one see all the account names being squatted?
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Generated a EOS public private key pair offline. How do I link an account to it?

I created a EOS public private key pair using eosio.js library and now I want to link this key with an account to make it usable so I can receive funds. How can I do this? And where can I do this? ...
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How much does it cost to create an EOS alias account name? And where can you create one?

What is the cost of creating an EOS alias account name? And where can one create one? What prevents people from squating names?
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How to pass an empty parameter into action with cleos

I have an action that looks like the following: hello ( name person ) { if ( name == 0 ) { ; // do something } else { ; // do something else } } and I wanted to pass ...
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Retrieve the creator account name of a new generated account

Since anyone has to be invited in the network to create a new account; is possible to get in some way the address(=account name) of the creator?
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How can I read block data from chainbase memory of a running node?

I am running nodeos on my local machine. I can get the account data for an account by hitting the chain/get_account API. However, I wish to extend its functionality in the form of a plugin without ...
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Is the EOS Name Bidding Operational? (September 1 2018)

I want to know whether there is something blocking the issuance of premium names currently in the bidding process? It has been two weeks since the last bid on the highest name and still the name has ...
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How to scrape all accounts/public_keys in EOS mainnet?

I am doing a research project at University. Since the accounts and public_keys for EOS change dynamically. Sites like this https://eostracker.io only display 20 accounts per page and it doesn't ...
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How to get all the accounts of EOS mainnet for research purpose?

How many accounts are there on the blockchain? Are there APIs/sites to get a list of all the account names/publikeys of EOS mainet?
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How to manage accounts on EOS mainnet?

I registered an account name on EOS mainnet and I have cleos and other tools installed locally. How can I add/delete/change private keys and transfer EOS tokens to other accounts?
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How to get account name from Public or Private key via eosjs?

If I have only a private key, how shold I: 1. Check private key and generate public key 2. Get account name from Public or Private key via eosjs?
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How to use the new EOS account name registered?

i registered a EOS account name today which is easy to remember. But how can i use this new account name instead of the old account name randomly generated by the EOSIO?
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Error message when trying to create account

I've been trying to create a new account with eostoolkit.io and I keep getting the following error message. The name I'm trying to register has not yet been claimed yet, and I have enough resources ...
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Questions about Premium account name

Premium Eos Name Bidding time in UTC Can anyone tell me what time exactly for the eos premium name bidding first round ends in UTC time and date? Can i add any pre-suffix to the premium account name ...
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Can i add any pre-suffix to the premium account name that are currently bidding?

The premium account name bidding name has already taken place. And I see for example "com" is bidding now at 19 eos. So what is the difference between com and .(com) in EOS main net? If i bid "com" ...
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How to convert an account_name to a string?

I need to be able to convert a name/account_name to a string for some processing in my smart contract. I have found and used the string_to_name function for converting in the other direction, but ...
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Difference btw Premium + Non-Premium Accounts?

What's the difference between premium and non premium account names? Is there bidding on regular account names (what is that process)? Say I want the account name "java". That would be premium, no? ...
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EOS premium name bidding / refunding / alert tools (eosio.names)

As I am exploring the premium EOS name bidding stuff, I noticed that if someone outbids another previous bidder, EOS automatically issues a refund transaction to return the staked bids. That's great. ...
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How can a token holder create a 12 character account name on EOS for free?

I believe it's possible to start creating 12 character account names on EOS already. If true, what are the steps to create a free account name?
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What is the value of a “good” account name?

There is talk of preventing account name squatting which implies that certain EOS account names may be more valuable than others. On a platform like Steem, it makes sense because account names are ...
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Account name privacy?

Are accounts linked? My understanding is you need an account to create a new account. So suppose you have main account ABC and then you create a new account SupportPoliticalCandidate: Will it be ...
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EOSjs getTableRows lower and upper bound on account name

How can I pass an account name as the lower and upper bound in the getTableRows method? I've looked at types.hpp and saw the string_to_name method, is there a similar method in EOSjs?
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How does account name actions work on EOS?

I hear that we can create 12 character names before the launch of the mainnet for free. What if the name that I'm looking to buy is FACEBOOK. How can I acquire it through account name auctions? I see ...
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Rename account? Can an account name be changed?

Is it possible to rename an account (the 12 character name)? And if so, what is the CLEOS command to do it? Thanks!
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Account Not Coming Up Through Command Line

I've installed CLEOS and I've created a local wallet(that I named), and public and private keys through the command line. I'm trying to figure out how to create account soon. But obviously the first ...
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Is it possible to derive an eos account name from a public key?

Is it possible to derive an eosio account name with just a Public Key? I am thinking this might be impossible because a single public key can own many accounts, so I don't they have any correlation ...
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How to get an account on EOS mainnet?

I will start with the description, which I think is correct. I am not sure about all the steps, so please clarify/correct as much as possible :) If the chain wasn't started yet, and I have some EOS ...
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variables which type is account_name is shown as integer since Dawn4.1, while it is string in Dawn4.0

Also if my action have an account_name param, it will ask for an integer too. Is it right? The following is what I post in telegram channel. Hi guys, my table's account field is shown/passed as an ...
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Why are string-related data types like account_name converted to type uint64_t?

According to the types.h all string-related data-types (or at least those where i would presume that they receive strings) like account_name, token_name and so on are declared as uint64_t and i am ...
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Is accounts namespace similar to domain namespace?

EOSIO Dawn 4.0 Release log says: Due to the potential high-value of certain names, we believe that the EOSIO system should offer a dynamic pricing model for account names. Furthermore, the ability ...