Questions tagged [tokens]

Tokens may refer to the core system EOSIO tokens (e.g. SYS, EOS, etc.) or to non-native EOSIO tokens created after launch. Questions may relate to the transfer of tokens, creation of tokens, managing and administrating tokens, token rights and benefits, staking and unstaking tokens, and others.

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How does one prevent smart contracts from taking all your tokens, when you give them your auth?

Suppose you are a malicious smart contract developer and embedded an inline transaction in your smart contract that calls eosio.token::transfer 100 eos from the caller's account to your account. An ...
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How to sell / transfer a token for EOS token?

Say I have created my own custom token (TOK) that I value at 100 TOK = 1 USD. Is there a way I can create a smart contract that accepts EOS from an account and then transfers TOK to an account, whilst ...
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How to check balance of dynamically determined token contract?

If I am using eosio.token as my token contract (or I know my token contract during compile time), the following code will work. accounts accountstable(N(eosio.token), account); auto itr_a = ...
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get token balance from another contract

How do we accomplish this on EOSIO? In Ethereum we get the reference of another contract using the contract address, what about for EOSIO? Can anyone provide a sample code for this? Would like to ...
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Wallet Essentials for importing your Existing EOS wallet

Q.1 - This is just to confirm that which of the two methods below, is recommended ?? METHOD - 1 step 1 - cleos -u https://eos.greymass.com wallet create my-wallet step 2 - cleos -u https://eos....
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eosiocpp -g generates empty abi file

I have created smart contract inside the /build/contracts and running this comman generates empty abi file. eosiocpp -g eosio.test.abi eosio.test.cpp tried both hpp and cpp but same result.
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I tried to transfer token EOSDAC, but getting below error, can someone help me in this

cleos --url http://api.eosnewyork.io transfer ge4dimrzgige ironmanineos " 0.0001 EOSDAC" 157492ms thread-0 main.cpp:2712 main ] Failed with error: unspecified (0) ...
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Migrate ERC20 token from Ethereum blockchain to EOS blockchain

How do migrate ERC20 token from the Ethereum blockchain to the EOS blockchain? Or how can I operate (transfer) ERC20 tokens from smart-contract in Ethereum network when using EOS smart-contracts?
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How to trade EOS mainnet token after Launch Day?

As ERC20 token is frozen and mapped to "mainnet token". So for now, is there a way to trade mainnet token using USD or BTC?
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How are ERC20 EOS tokens converted to main net tokens?

So the ERC20 tokens have been registered and locked. Now they need to be represented on main net. How is this achieved? What does the cross chain swap look like? How do I prove to EOS main net that ...
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Is there a way to check token count i have voted?

My account shows 10 eos as balance, and shows 90 eos as staked for bandwidth. If i vote with this account, how many tokens gonna to be voted actually?
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What happens with EOS tokens between June 2nd and June 14th?

What happens when the EOS tokens become unfrozen? Will trading continue after June 14th?
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What is the minimum amount of EOS do I need to fiddle with smart contracts?

I was going to buy some EOS tokens on binance to familiarize myself with whole EOS idea. How many tokens would I need?
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Staking dapp user EOS tokens

It's possible for a smart contract to stake EOS user account tokens? And then rent them or apply them as the smart contract owner wants, to be able to generate some revenue or to pay for RAM if user ...
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Difference Between Eosio.token and Eosio.system

I have an idea for a DApp I'm looking to build after launch. It won't be large, but it'll be on a large platform (won't name it here because I don't want anyone taking my idea lol). After cloning the ...
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How to create a token using eosio.token contract?

I am trying to follow the tutorial, deployed eosio.token contratc to eosio.token account. I have no problem to do the following: eos.transaction({ actions: [ { account: 'eosio.token', ...
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How to do an inline transfer of a token?

When I perform a token transfer from the cleos command line, it works with no problems: $ cleos push action eosio.token transfer '["rider2","vehicle1","1000.0000 TOK","initial"]' -p rider2 executed ...
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EOS Token Economy with Contract, Wallet, Account

i'm trying to making dApp with EOS. I have some questions. About token. Should i use "eosio.token" contract to make token economy? Or it is just for example? Then should i make new smart contract ...
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What is SYS token?

I've noticed it on testnet. Is this symbol reserved only for testnet or maybe this is an internal symbol for native token on every eosio based blockchain?
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Is there a solution being built for those who didn’t register their ERC20 EOS tokens?

It’s fair to expect at least a few individuals who hold ERC20 EOS tokens to have missed the message of registration. Some may have registered and lost their EOS wallet private key. These things tend ...
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What is the correct way of issuing your own token?

There is an esoio.token contract. This contract be used for issuing and storing many tokens starting with EOS. However, is it possible to issue tokens without using the eosio.token contract? What is ...
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Who guarantees the assignment of resource?

I am confused about the Token model and Resource Usage the white paper. If I hold 1% of the total tokens, I can use 1% of the total resource. But who guarantees this? The block producers? But they ...
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Block.One are not starting the EOSIO blockchain, so who will be?

In the latest community announcement, Block.one have sent a reminder that they will not be launching any of the initial EOSIO blockchains, and warning us not to share our private keys with untrusted ...
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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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Understanding 5% EOS inflation and comparison with Steemit

Why EOS is starting with 5% inflation rate unlike Steemit which started with 9.5% inflation rate ? Below is the snapshot of the Steem Blockchain's inflation (taken from FAQ in Steemit website) - ...
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ERC-721 Style token on EOS

Is there any way to create something similar to an ERC-721 token on the EOS network? I need to create unique tokens. There seems to be no documentation on this, is it planned for a later date? This ...
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Rent tokens and still receive airdrops?

It seems that renting one's token comes at the additional cost of missing airdrops. Will there be any way to still receive airdrops while leasing out tokens?
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Are there benefits to holding EOS as a user?

From what I understand holding EOS gives developers access to RAM and possibly storage. So developers and investors hoping to launch sites will want to hold EOS. I'm very interested in EOS and want ...
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EOS claim procedure if an incompatible wallet was used to partecipate

Is there any way to interact with the contract for claiming tokens if I've taken part of the token distribution from an incompatible wallet? Is exporting private keys and importing in MEW or other ...
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What wallets are available for the EOS coin?

To be clear, I'm not talking about the EOS erc20 token, I'm talking about the coin post-launch. I haven't heard mention of any wallets, 3rd party or otherwise that will be ready on launch day. Are ...
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Are there any established EOS Token Standards?

Will EOS adopt the Ethereum's ERC20 (and other token standards) or will there be a modifications since much of the development is in C++?
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What's the difference between EOS tokens on sale periods and EOS sold on exchanges?

EOS tokens on exchange services costs around $18 (e.g. eoscountdown.com), but at eosscan.io, tokens for each sale period starts from less than 1USDT. Is it the same token? Otherwise, what's the ...
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Will all EOS platforms give me access to my frozen EOS tokens?

Will the snapshot that is made of my ethereum EOS address be made on all EOS platforms? Or will developers create there own funds?
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How can I lease my EOS once the mainnet launches? [closed]

EOS has been described as the blockchain real-estate due to its ability to allow it's holders to lease their tokens to dApp developers once the mainnet launches in June 2018 but I've heard very little ...
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Why tokens aren't being offered or distributed to U.S. or Chinese persons?

On the EOS page we can read: NO U.S. OR CHINESE PURCHASERS - EOS TOKENS ARE NOT BEING OFFERED OR DISTRIBUTED TO U.S. PERSONS OR CHINESE PERSONS. Why are these groups of people excluded from the EOS ...
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What does it mean that EOS tokens will become fixed/frozen? [duplicate]

I've purchased some EOS/ETH assets via Binance. However I've got some concerns regarding what I read at eos.io page about distribution schedule that: The distribution schedule comprises of one (1) ...
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