[bitcoin-dev] Process for BIP number allocation

Kalle Rosenbaum kalle at rosenbaum.se
Thu Jul 23 21:36:45 UTC 2015

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2015-07-23 21:29 GMT+02:00, Peter Todd <pete at petertodd.org>:
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> On 23 July 2015 06:21:55 GMT-04:00, Kalle Rosenbaum via bitcoin-dev
> <bitcoin-dev at lists.linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
>>Hi all
>>I suggest that we add to the "BIP Editor Responsibilities & Workflow"
>>section of BIP0001 that if the BIP editor for some reason won't handle
>>the BIP within a week, he/she should notify the author within that
>>same week with an estimate on when it will be handled.
>>Maybe we could extend it to two weeks instead, the important thing is
>>that the author knows what to expect.
>>I'm trying to get BIP numbers allocated for Proof of Payment. I have
>>requested it from the BIP editor Gregory Maxwell with CC this list. I
>>also emailed Gregory in private about it. So far I have not seen any
>>reaction to my requests.
> To be clear, where is an implementation of your proposed BIP?
> The philosophy of the process - particularly for non-consensus BIPs - is
> running code, preferably in production. An actual number for the standard
> that code implements isn't a barrier to that process.
> Remember that it's convenient for all if the number of BIPs out there isn't
> significantly higher than the number of actual standards in place that are
> being used.
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