BIPs bitcoin improvement proposals

326 - Anti-fee-sniping in taproot transactions

BIP: 326 Layer: Applications Title: Anti-fee-sniping in taproot transactions Author: Chris Belcher Status: Draft Type: Informational Comments-Summary: No comments yet. Comments-URI: https://github.com/bitcoin/bips/wiki/Comments:BIP-0326 Created: 2021-06-10 License: CC0-1.0 Post-History: 2021-6-10: https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/bitcoin-dev/2021-June/019048.html == Abstract == This document proposes a certain type of wallet behaviour which uses BIP341 taproot[1]. It provides a greater anonymity set for off-chain protocols which will make use of point-time-locked contracts (PTLCs) such as CoinSwap, Lightning and Discrete Log Contracts. == Motivation == With taproot recently added to bitcoin, and wallet software about to implement taproot wallets, we are in a unique position to improve the privacy of off-chain protocols if we act soon. Taproot allows for point-time-locked contracts (PTLCs) as a more private replacement for hash-time-locked contracts (HTLC...

179 - Name for payment recipient identifiers

BIP: 179 Title: Name for payment recipient identifiers Author: Emil Engler MarcoFalke Luke Dashjr Comments-Summary: No comments yet. Comments-URI: https://github.com/bitcoin/bips/wiki/Comments:BIP-0179 Status: Draft Type: Informational Created: 2019-10-17 License: CC0-1.0 ==Abstract== This BIP proposes a new term for 'address' ==Specification== The new term is: ''Bitcoin'' '''Invoice''' ''Address'' The ''Bitcoin'' and ''Address'' parts are optional. The address suffix should only be used as a transitional step. A ''Bitcoin'' Invoice ''Address'' is a string of characters that can be used to indicate the intended recipient and purpose of a transaction. ==Motivation== Bitcoin addresses are intended to be only used '''once''' and you should generate a new one for every new incoming payment. The term 'address' however indicates consistency because nearly everything on the internet or the offline world with the term 'address' is something that rarely or ...