[Bitcoin-development] New BIP32 structure

Pieter Wuille pieter.wuille at gmail.com
Wed Apr 23 21:42:30 UTC 2014


On Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 11:33 PM, Pavol Rusnak <stick at gk2.sk> wrote:
> On 04/23/2014 11:22 PM, Gregory Maxwell wrote:
>> Hopefully it would be clarified as only a MUST NOT do so silently...
>> "I have funds split across two wallets and it WONT LET ME SPEND THEM"
>> sounds like a terrible user experience. :)
>
> That is a subjective matter. To me it makes PERFECT SENSE that funds
> across accounts NEVER MIX. One can still send funds from one account to
> another and then perform another spend.

In that case, maybe it makes sense to define another purpose id
without accounts as well already.

I believe many simple wallets will find multiple subwallets too
burdening for the user experience, or not worth the technical
complexity.

-- 
Pieter




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