[Bitcoin-development] New BIP32 structure

Luke-Jr luke at dashjr.org
Wed Apr 23 21:18:57 UTC 2014


On Wednesday, April 23, 2014 9:06:26 PM Pavol Rusnak wrote:
> On 04/23/2014 10:54 PM, Pieter Wuille 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?
> 
> This is not a desired behavior. Do you have any idea how to make it even
> more explicit in the spec? Currently we just have (in Account sectrion):
> 
> "This level splits the key space into independent user identities, so
> the wallet never mixes the coins across different accounts."
> 
> 
> I would like to make it obvious from the spec that if you mix funds
> accross the accounts you are not doing a right thing and you are not
> compliant to the spec.

How do you get the more expected/usual behaviour of mixing funds between 
accounts? Only a very niche user base needs funds isolated...

Luke




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