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What will happen to the price of XLM with Ripple gone?

Ripple might be going defunct soon according to media reports. What sort of effect will this have on the market valuation of Stellar Lumens (XLM), given that XRP and XLM are direct competitors, if not ...
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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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