[Bitcoin-development] New BIP32 structure

Gregory Maxwell gmaxwell at gmail.com
Wed Apr 23 21:48:41 UTC 2014

On Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 2:42 PM, Pieter Wuille <pieter.wuille at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

Or implement them but in a form where the different wallets can have
different security policies and thus wouldn't share a common piece of
private key material.  I can see it being pretty confusing to have
multiple wallets which are both sharing a private key and not sharing
a private key.

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