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What is a Merkle DAG? #31

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Mithgol opened this Issue Sep 14, 2015 · 3 comments

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Mithgol commented Sep 14, 2015

A Merkle DAG is a Merkle directed acyclic graph. That is a data structure similar to a Merkle tree but not so strict: such DAG does not need to be balanced and its non-leaf nodes are allowed to contain data.

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jbenet commented Sep 14, 2015

Correct!

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Mithgol commented Sep 14, 2015

And a hyperlink to the spec of the IPFS Merkle DAG for future references.

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