key collision – Two wallets with the identical handle
I perceive that one can create a Bitcoin pockets as a pair of numbers (public & non-public key) with the proper specs and that is carried out fairly simply in locations like bitaddress.org
I additionally perceive that the chance of producing two an identical public keys is infinitesimally small — lesser than the chance of being hit by an asteroid, or so I’m advised.
However it’s not zero.
My query is – if a duplication happens, a hash collision occurs, how does the protocol (a) detect it and (b) take care of it. In a easy, on a regular basis hash desk software, we do a lookup on the prevailing hashed values and if we detect a collision we ignore the final created worth and generate a brand new one.
Is there the same protocol in bitcoin ( or any crypto) handle technology?