BIPs bitcoin improvement proposals

388 - Wallet Policies for Descriptor Wallets

BIP: 388 source Layer: Applications Title: Wallet Policies for Descriptor Wallets Author: Salvatore Ingala Comments-Summary: No comments yet. Comments-URI: https://github.com/bitcoin/bips/wiki/Comments:BIP-0388 Status: Proposed Type: Standards Track Created: 2022-11-16 License: BSD-2-Clause Post-History: 2022-05-10: https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/bitcoin-dev/2022-May/020423.html Table of ContentsAbstractCopyrightMotivationSecurity and UX concerns for hardware signing devicesSecurity issuesUX issuesPolicy registration as a solutionAvoiding blowup in descriptor sizeSpecificationFormal definitionWallet descriptor templateKey information vectorAdditional rulesDescriptor derivationImplementation guidelinesOptional derivation pathsExamplesTest VectorsValid policiesInvalid policiesBackwards CompatibilityReference ImplementationFootnotesAcknowledgments Abstract Wallet policies build on top of output script descriptors to represent the types of descriptors tha...