BIPs bitcoin improvement proposals

155 - addrv2 message

<pre> BIP: 155 Layer: Peer Services Title: addrv2 message Author: Wladimir J. van der Laan <laanwj@gmail.com> Comments-Summary: No comments yet. Comments-URI: https://github.com/bitcoin/bips/wiki/Comments:BIP-0155 Status: Draft Type: Standards Track Created: 2019-02-27 License: BSD-2-Clause </pre> ==Introduction== ===Abstract=== This document proposes a new P2P message to gossip longer node addresses over the P2P network. This is required to support new-generation Onion addresses, I2P, and potentially other networks that have longer endpoint addresses than fit in the 128 bits of the current <code>addr</code> message. ===Copyright=== This BIP is licensed under the 2-clause BSD license. ===Motivation=== Tor v3 hidden services are part of the stable release of Tor since version 0.3.2.9. They have various advantages compared to the old hidden services, among which better encryption and privacy <ref>[https://gitweb.torproject.org/torspec.git/tree/rend-spec-v3.txt ...

103 - Block size following technological growth

<pre> BIP: 103 Layer: Consensus (hard fork) Title: Block size following technological growth Author: Pieter Wuille <pieter.wuille@gmail.com> Comments-Summary: No comments yet. Comments-URI: https://github.com/bitcoin/bips/wiki/Comments:BIP-0103 Status: Withdrawn Type: Standards Track Created: 2015-07-21 License: BSD-2-Clause </pre> ==Abstract== This BIP proposes a block size growth intended to accommodate for hardware and other technological improvements for the foreseeable future. ==Copyright== This BIP is licensed under the 2-clause BSD license. ==Motivation== Many people want to see Bitcoin scale over time, allowing an increasing number of transactions on the block chain. It would come at an increased cost for the ecosystem (bandwidth, processing, and storage for relay nodes, as well as an impact on propagation speed of blocks on the network), but technology also improves over time. When all technologies depended on have improved as well as their availabili...