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What are the differences between Ripple and Stellar addresses

What are the differences between Ripple and Stellar public/private key pairs? I understand the cryptography and libraries that Ripple and Stellar use are quite similar, but are they practically ...
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Is Stellar platform a blockchain?

I heard Stellar is a Ripple fork, is that right? Since Ripple does not uses a blockchain, does Stellar use a blockchain?
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What is the process for the community to propose an XLM lockup?

Let me start by saying I am not proposing a wholesale token "burning" as I believe that could have unintended negative consequences long term. However, considering the tremendous price appreciation ...
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How are the Stellar (XLM) and Ripple (XRP) protocols different?

How are the Stellar Consensus Protocol and the XRP Ledger Consensus Process different, and what does it mean for users?
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