BIPs bitcoin improvement proposals

122 - URI scheme for Blockchain references / exploration

<pre> BIP: 122 Layer: Applications Title: URI scheme for Blockchain references / exploration Author: Marco Pontello <marcopon@gmail.com> Comments-Summary: No comments yet. Comments-URI: https://github.com/bitcoin/bips/wiki/Comments:BIP-0122 Status: Draft Type: Standards Track Created: 2015-08-29 License: PD Post-History: https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/bitcoin-dev/2015-August/010712.html </pre> ==Abstract== This BIP proposes a URI scheme for looking up blocks, transactions and addresses on a Blockchain explorer, or in general to make proper Blockchain references. ==Motivation== The purpose of this URI scheme is to enable users to handle all the requests for details about blocks, transactions, etc. with their preferred tool (being that a web service or a local application). Currently a Bitcoin client usually points to an arbitrary blockchain explorer when the user looks for the details of a transaction or allows the user to choose from a set of alte...