BIPs bitcoin improvement proposals

136 - Bech32 Encoded Tx Position References

<pre> BIP: 136 Layer: Applications Title: Bech32 Encoded Tx Position References Author: Велеслав <veleslav.bips@protonmail.com> Jonas Schnelli <dev@jonasschnelli.ch> Daniel Pape <dpape@dpape.com> Comments-Summary: No comments yet. Comments-URI: https://github.com/bitcoin/bips/wiki/Comments:BIP-0136 Status: Draft Type: Informational Created: 2017-07-09 License: BSD-2-Clause </pre> == Introduction == === Abstract === This document proposes a convenient, human usable encoding to refer to a '''confirmed transaction position''' within the Bitcoin blockchain--known as '''"TxRef"'''. The primary purpose of this encoding is to allow users to refer to a confirmed transaction (and optionally, a particular outpoint index within the transaction) in a standard, reliable, and concise way. ''Please note: Unlike a transaction ID, '''"TxID"''', where there is a strong cryptographic link between the ID and the actual transaction, a '''TxRef''' only provides a w...