[Bitcoin-development] New BIP32 structure

slush slush at centrum.cz
Wed Apr 23 21:07:36 UTC 2014

On Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 10:54 PM, Pieter Wuille <pieter.wuille at gmail.com>wrote:

> Would you consider software which scans all accounts as specified by
> BIP64, but has no user interface option to distinguish them in any
> way, view them independently, and has no ability to keep the coins
> apart... compatible with BIP64?
No, because one of requirement of BIP64 is to do not mix addressess between
accounts. Without handling those accounts fully, it won't pass this

("This level [accounts] splits the key space into independent user
identities, so the wallet never mixes the coins across different accounts.")

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