Holochain Glossary


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Absolutism

The idea that there is always only ONE absolute shared frame of reference or view of reality. For example, global ledger consensus systems treat the shared ledger data as the absolute truth of the system at all times.

Agent

An entity operating with agency. A human or software agent makes decisions outside of the holochain code.

Author

The agent who originally created the information on their source chain / author chain.