[Bitcoin-development] Export format for xpub

Wladimir laanwj at gmail.com
Mon Feb 2 11:38:12 UTC 2015

On Mon, 2 Feb 2015, Levin Keller wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> I think this is my first email to this mailinglist so I will shortly introduce myself:
> I am Levin and the CEO of Coyno (www.coyno.com). Based in Berlin, mathematician. Bitcoiner since 2011.
> And now the reason for this email: Andreas (Schildbach) just released a new update of his wallet. It now provides an export functionality for the m/0' key in order to run read only copies
> on other devices. We already support the format on our website. Of course we would love for this to become standard. I also updated the Wiki article for Andreas'
> Wallet: https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Bitcoin_Wallet

Yes, standardizing on a format could be useful.

> How do you like it? How does this format get standard? Shall I try to get a pull request to BIP32 passed?

Just administrative trivia: this would be a new BIP, and not an 
amandment to BIP32. Excluding small language errors and 
clarifications in examples, BIPs are not changed after the fact.


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