The Bitcoin Improvement Suggestion Process


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On this episode of “The Van Werdenum Sjorsnado” the moderators Aaron van Werdenum and Sjors Provoost defined what Bitcoin Enchancment Proposals (BIPs) are and the way the BIP course of works. They mentioned why the BIP course of is a helpful however non-binding conference inside Bitcoin’s technical group.

Van Werdenum and Provoost first defined what precisely a GDP is – and what’s not. In addition they acknowledged that solely enhancements to Bitcoin software program that have an effect on different tasks require a GDP. The 2 delved slightly into the historical past of the GDP course of, noting that the format was launched by Libbitcoin developer Amir Taaki and later up to date by Bitcoin Knots maintainer Luke Dashjr.

Lastly, van Werdenum and Provoost defined how the BIP course of itself works, i.e. how a proposal may be transformed right into a BIP and finally applied in software program. In addition they briefly defined how the GDP course of may very well be broken and why it would not be a giant deal.

This episode was initially scheduled to air on Friday June 4th however has been postponed because of the Bitcoin 2021 convention in Miami final week.


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