[Bitcoin-development] BIP 20 Rejected, process for BIP 21N

Matt Corallo bitcoin-list at bluematt.me
Sat Feb 4 17:15:02 UTC 2012

I changed the description of the message parameter to be a bit more
descriptive, however, I dont want to change the name of the parameter
because some clients have already implemented that and I really prefer
to make as minor of changes as possible to this BIP even if it is
officially only a Draft.  


On Sat, 2012-02-04 at 16:03 +0000, Gary Rowe wrote:
> Seems reasonable to me.
> On 4 Feb 2012 14:03, <thomasV1 at gmx.de> wrote:
>         Just another question concerning BIP21:
>         On the wiki, the description of the "message" parameter reads:
>         "message that shown to the user after scanning the QR code"
>         I believe that the purpose of this parameter is to contain a
>         description of the  transaction. This has use cases that go
>         beyond QR codes.
>         If I am right, then I would say that naming it "message" is
>         misleading. In fact, "message" suggests that a message will be
>         sent to someone (the recipient of the funds? a third party?),
>         which is not the case here. That parameter should probably be
>         called "description".

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