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Interested in calculating the number of transactions submitted by type of node. Ie seeing how many transactions are originating from light clients vs full-nodes.

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No there is no way to identify the source of a transaction. In general we are trying to make transaction submission as anynomous as possible. Including anything to identify the node type or similar would defeat this goal.

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As far as Smoldot; a submitted transaction is validated and then send to full nodes.

The full nodes will handle this transaction like any other transaction coming from another peer; validating it, and if correct, adding it to their transaction pool.

Eventually the transaction will be added to a block. Smoldot is checking this for a certain amount of time and also if it is finalized. It updates the Smoldot user about this.

However, generally there is no way of identifying whether a transaction is submitted through a light client or a full node.

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