Re: [bitcoin-dev] proposal: extend WIF format for segwit

2018-04-09 Thread Karl-Johan Alm via bitcoin-dev
Hello, I made slight modification to the BIP, dropping the 0x80 jump to 0x10: https://github.com/kallewoof/bips/blob/bip-typed-wif/bip-extended-privkey.mediawiki I will make the corresponding changes to the reference implementation shortly. If there are no objections I would also like to

Re: [bitcoin-dev] proposal: extend WIF format for segwit

2018-04-04 Thread Karl Johan Alm via bitcoin-dev
I took the liberty of turning this into a BIP proposal -- the formatted version can be seen here: https://github.com/kallewoof/bips/blob/bip-typed-wif/bip-extended-privkey.mediawiki BIP: XXX Layer: Applications Title: Typed Private Keys Author: Karl-Johan Alm

Re: [bitcoin-dev] proposal: extend WIF format for segwit

2017-09-17 Thread Mark Friedenbach via bitcoin-dev
Bech32 and WIF payload format are mostly orthogonal issues. You can design a new wallet import format now and later switch it to Bech32. > On Sep 17, 2017, at 7:42 AM, AJ West via bitcoin-dev > wrote: > > Hi I have a small interjection about the point on

Re: [bitcoin-dev] proposal: extend WIF format for segwit

2017-09-17 Thread AJ West via bitcoin-dev
Hi I have a small interjection about the point on error correction (excuse me if it seems elementary). Isn't there an argument to be made where a wallet software should never attempt to figure out the 'correct' address, or in this case private key? I don't think it's crazy to suggest somebody

Re: [bitcoin-dev] proposal: extend WIF format for segwit

2017-09-17 Thread Thomas Voegtlin via bitcoin-dev
On 17.09.2017 04:29, Pieter Wuille wrote: > > This has been a low-priority thing for me, though, and the computation work > to find a good checksum is significant. > Thanks for the info. I guess this means that a bech32 format for private keys is not going to happen soon. Even if such a format

Re: [bitcoin-dev] proposal: extend WIF format for segwit

2017-09-16 Thread Pieter Wuille via bitcoin-dev
On Sep 15, 2017 01:56, "Thomas Voegtlin via bitcoin-dev" < bitcoin-dev@lists.linuxfoundation.org> wrote: Note 3: we could also use a bech32 format for the private key, if it is going to be used with a bech32 address. I am not sure if such a format has been proposed already. I've been working on