[bitcoin-dev] Bip44 extension for P2SH/P2WSH/...

Pavol Rusnak stick at satoshilabs.com
Fri May 13 16:11:05 UTC 2016

On 13/05/16 18:03, Aaron Voisine wrote:
> I like the idea of specifying the type of address as a bit field flag.
> 0x80000000 is already used to specify hardened derivation, so 0x40000000
> would be the next available to specify witness addresses. This is
> compatible with existing accounts and wallet layouts.

I think this is over-optimization. What is the advantage of

m/0'/0x40000000 instead of m/whatever'/0 ?

But this is off-topic anyway, as we are discussing multiple-accounts per
wallet layout here, not one-account-per-wallet design.

Best Regards / S pozdravom,

Pavol "stick" Rusnak

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