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If I want to store abi in contract, which type can be use? and How can I get it later.

For example, if I use bytes to store a contract's abi. How can I use JSON.parse to get it. I have not find a proper api in web3.

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  • I don't see any reason why you would want to store an ABI in a contract. ABI is for interacting with a contract from a node and it's not needed inside the blockchain. Furthermore, storing it in bytes would cost you a lot of gas. Commented Oct 3, 2019 at 13:40
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    Suggestion: verify the contract on Etherscan, and it will store its ABI for you. Commented Oct 3, 2019 at 14:19
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    It seems to me that string would be most appropriate.
    – user19510
    Commented Oct 3, 2019 at 16:09

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