BIPs bitcoin improvement proposals

340 - Schnorr Signatures for secp256k1

<pre> BIP: 340 Title: Schnorr Signatures for secp256k1 Author: Pieter Wuille <pieter.wuille@gmail.com> Jonas Nick <jonasd.nick@gmail.com> Tim Ruffing <crypto@timruffing.de> Comments-Summary: No comments yet. Comments-URI: https://github.com/bitcoin/bips/wiki/Comments:BIP-0340 Status: Draft Type: Standards Track License: BSD-2-Clause Created: 2020-01-19 Post-History: 2018-07-06: https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/bitcoin-dev/2018-July/016203.html [bitcoin-dev] Schnorr signatures BIP </pre> == Introduction == === Abstract === This document proposes a standard for 64-byte Schnorr signatures over the elliptic curve ''secp256k1''. === Copyright === This document is licensed under the 2-clause BSD license. === Motivation === Bitcoin has traditionally used [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elliptic_Curve_Digital_Signature_Algorithm ECDSA] signatures over the [https://www.secg.org/sec2-v2.pdf secp256k1 curve] with [https://en.wikipedia.org/w...