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What is a Ricardian Contract?

The idea of a Ricardian contract is to define what the smart contract should do and how it should behave. If you had a "To do app" contract for example which lets people mark what is on their to do ...
John Williamson's user avatar
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What is a Ricardian Contract?

If you want some visuals, Ian Grigg (partner at block one) is the creator of the Ricardian Contract and co-wrote a white paper which goes into detail. Specifically the diagram on page 9 (below), and ...
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Ricardian contracts

Yes, you can create a dapp with a Ricardian contract embedded in it. Specifically in the abi file which is a JSON file defining the interface of the smart contract or the dapp. This is the empty ...
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How are Ricardian Contracts on EOS.IO such as the Constitution interfaced with?

The full prose of the contract can be stored in the ABI which enables the conversion from binary -> json -> human contract with variable substitution. That said, contracts could also incorporate ...
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Ricardian contracts for require_recipient code

UPDATE: The authorization for the system contract to do transfers in behalf of the users through inline actions is automatic because it is configured as a privileged account in the blockchain. For ...
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How to create ABI with ricardian contract clauses using eosin-cpp

Use cdt 1.7.x. 1.8 has known issues See github issue here: https://github.com/EOSIO/eosio.cdt/issues/1174
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Ricardian Contract

Everytime you update the ABI file, a record is stored on chain. The action is eosio::setabi. Therefore it would be possible to say which version of the ABI file was current on the blockchain at the ...
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How to avoid "Warning, empty ricardian clause file" warnings?

Probably not. It looks like what you said should work, but if it's not, I don't see another flag that would do that. -w | - Suppress all warnings They (the warnings) were there at the beginning, ...
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How is a Ricardian Contract created? (file type, location, and naming convention)?

Same as contracts (eosio-cpp will look for them when compiling) .md -rc.md See Monstereos Example. There is a python script to create them here from abi.
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How to create ricardian clauses in the ABI with eosiocpp

The eosiocpp compiler was the old deprecated way of compiling the c++ into wasm contracts. The new way uses a compiler called eosio-cpp, which is very confusing. With eosio.cdt, you can generate a ...
Phillip Hamnett - EOS42's user avatar
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How to generate ABI with Ricardian Contracts?

The ABI file is actually generated from the cpp file you're compiling from. eosiocpp -g file.abi file.cpp This is also the reason you use the macro in your code to tell the compiler which of your ...
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