So been trying to understand the reward mechanism, been in Cardano a while and just never questioned it too deeply but recently I’ve been growing more curious.
So I recall a paper/ama/post somewhere that was with regards to the stake rewards coming from two sources - the block rewards and from the treasury (don’t recall where so can’t cite it, and my memory is fuzzy anyways). Where exactly do the “stake rewards” come from? What are the actual mechanics of the fee and margin deduction? Does the SPO’s pledge also get stake rewards? (I understand the rewards post fee and margin are distributed by stake percentage)
It can’t all be out of tx fees - I’ve seen a pool mint two blocks with only like 20A on fees, so where does it all come from?
Anyone with helpful links would be appreciated!
Thanks in advance!