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inter exchange client address protocol (icap) is an iban-compatible system for referencing and transacting to ethereum client accounts

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Parity account addresses all having prefix 0x00

After creating multiple new accounts with the Parity wallet (v1.6.6), I notice they all have the address prefix 0x00 (the 0x part being the obvious hexadecimal prefix), for example ...
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Checksum calculation for icap address

I am integrating the new coin, for this i need to create the ICAP address. In this address generation process, we need to generate the checksum, for this how i may create the checksum. example my ...
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What's the point of IBAN addresses? [duplicate]

I've been reading through web3.js's API documentation and come across transactions using IBAN numbers. They appear to be alphanumerical values generated from the public address. What is their role ...
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How can an account with a direct ICAP address be created?

In order for an Ethereum account to be able to have an IBAN-compatible "direct" ICAP address, its raw address must have zeroes in the most-significant 6 bits. In other words it must fit in 154 bits. ...
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What's an “indirect ICAP address”?

The ethereum wiki has a specification of basic, direct and indirect ICAP addresses. Where the basic and the direct are well explained here and here, I have trouble to understand how indirect ICAP ...
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How strong are the checksums in Ethereum addresses?

2 options for Ethereum addresses which have checksums are ICAP and EIP55. Are there others? For each option, how strong are the checksums? What is the chance that a typing mistake (or mistakes) ...
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What is a “basic ICAP address”?

This answer mentions a "basic ICAP address". What is a basic ICAP address and what are its benefits and disadvantages over "regular" ICAP addresses?
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What is the difference between ICAP and HEX addresses?

I've read what Kraken have mentioned in the difference guide but I haven't understood it well. I plan to mine ethereum. What fits better for me?
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What options are suitable for Ethereum addresses with checksums?

Since Ethereum addresses don't have checksums, should ICAP addresses (which do have a checksum) be proliferated? Or are there other options more suitable for the proliferation of checksummed ...
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How compatible are ICAP addresses with HD wallets?

A Hierarchical Deterministic (HD) wallet has some nice features such as easier backup (instead of needing to backup multiple keystore files and the passwords for each of them). Since ICAP addresses ...
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Is there a way to convert a regular address to an ICAP address?

The ethkey guide mentions how a regular address can be obtained from an ICAP address. But it doesn't mention how an ICAP address can be obtained from a regular address. Occasionally, however, it's ...
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What is an ICAP address?

It appears ethereum is using plain hexadecimal addresses like 0x0092e965928626f8880629cec353d3fd7ca5974f for now. I noticed, the ethereum C++ implementation outputs so called ICAP addresses, check ...
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Which Ethereum clients/wallets support the ICAP?

The ICAP is a method of representing an Ethereum address with a built-in checksum and in a way that is compliant with most bank software due to compliance with the International Bank Account Number (...