Bitcoin Improvement Proposal - a design document providing information to the Bitcoin community, or describing a new feature for Bitcoin or its processes or environment.

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Is there a BIPs roadmap somewhere?

Which BIPs are already implemented by bitcoin-core and which are scheduled to be supported by the client in the scheduled releases? I found these questions to be relevant: Where can I find out ...
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Is BIP analogous to RFC?

It seems that a BIP (Bitcoin Improvement Proposal) is very similar to an RFC (Request for Comments). Can anybody confirm this, or describe major differences in the two approaches?
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Where can I find out which BIP (bitcoin improvement proposal) are going to be implemented or not?

Is there a site where I can see which BIP's are going to be implemented or not?
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What BIPs are supported by the standard client Bitcoin Core?

There is different BIP, each has a status. I read somewhere that BIPs are not considered part of the Bitcoin protocol until "active". Nevertheless, Bitcoin Core seems to support a number of BIPs that ...
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How is a BIP accepted?

Who decides to change the status from Draft to Accepted? BIP 0001 doesn't seem to clearly state this. Is this a vote by the developers? Whose vote exactly do we count? How is it conducted and ...
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What does BIP mean?

There is a lot of reference to BIP 16, 17 and the likes. What does BIP actually stand for? I'm unsure if this is a programming reference or a Bitcoin specific reference; either way I'm stumped.