BIPs bitcoin improvement proposals

88 - Hierarchical Deterministic Path Templates

<pre> BIP: 88 Layer: Applications Title: Hierarchical Deterministic Path Templates Author: Dmitry Petukhov <dp@simplexum.com> Comments-Summary: No comments yet. Comments-URI: https://github.com/bitcoin/bips/wiki/Comments:BIP-0088 Status: Proposed Type: Informational Created: 2020-06-23 License: BSD-2-Clause </pre> ==Abstract== This document describes a format for the representation of the templates that specify the constraints that can be imposed on BIP32 derivation paths. The constraints specified by the templates allow to easily discern 'valid' paths, that match the constraints, and 'invalid' paths, that exceed the constraints. ==Copyright== This BIP is licensed under the 2-clause BSD license. ==Motivation== BIP32 derivation path format is universal, and a number of schemes for derivation were proposed in BIP43 and other documents, such as BIPs 44,45,49,84. The flexibility of the format also allowed industry participants to implement custom derivation sheme...