HYPERLEDGER ARCHITECTURE WORKING GROUP PAPER

Questions addressed in this initial paper

  • What is the overarching Hyperledger design philosophy for permissioned blockchain networks?
  • How does this approach optimize the development of flexible, interoperable enterprise blockchain technologies?
  • What are the core permissioned blockchain network components of focus?
  • What is the generalized reference architecture for consensus?
  • How do Hyperledger frameworks handle consensus?
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