[bitcoin-dev] BIP- & SLIP-0039 -- better multi-language support

Neill Miller neillm at thecodefactory.org
Fri Nov 16 14:15:10 UTC 2018


Ah, ok.  I've worked with the non-BIP39 Electrum mnemonics, which have
this behaviour, but haven't tried the BIP39 support within it.

Thanks,
-Neill.

On Fri, Nov 16, 2018 at 11:05:50PM +0900, Jonathan Underwood wrote:
> Nope.
> 
> This is how Electrum treats BIP39 restoring as well, try it out.
> 
> -Jon
> 
> 2018年11月16日(金) 23:04、Neill Miller さん(neillm at thecodefactory.org)のメッセージ:
> 
> > On Fri, Nov 09, 2018 at 02:17:30PM +0900, Jonathan Underwood via
> > bitcoin-dev wrote:
> > > If more apps would implement to the word of the BIP39 spec, multiple
> > > languages make sense, but since reality is no one follows the spec (/the
> > > spec is way too open to interpretation) then expecting every app to load
> > > every language is unreasonable.
> > >
> > > Electrum actually handles BIP39 recovery the way the BIP specifies. I can
> > > restore random strings if I want, and it warns me, and I can ignore it
> > if I
> > > wish.
> >
> > Electrum mnemonics are not based on BIP39, which is why it can do
> > this.
> >
> > -Neill.
> >
> >


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