HTML5 allows web apps to register themselves for handling URI schemes, such
as the bitcoin: URI that is already in use and being extended as part of
the payment protocol.
The bad news is that for security reasons there is a whitelist of
acceptable schemes in the spec:
I had another amendment, which roughly (can't remember the details) has
to do with case-sensitivity of the scheme part and parameter names. If I
remember right, BITCOIN:1d4...?AMOUNT=0.1 would be a correct URI but not
valid in the sense of BIP21 currently.
On 04/24/2013 09:42 AM, Mike Hearn
Ian pointed out some errors in the BIP21 spec. What's the process for
amending the BIP? Do we need to create a new one and mark the old one as
replaced, or can we just fix it in place given the relatively exotic nature
of most of the issues?
Those all sound like bugs in the BIP; I think they
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