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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OP_CHECKSEQUENCEVERIFY: why to put it into nSequence field if it is already into the script?

BIP68 prescribe how to put the time interval into the nSequence field but then BIP112 tells you that is possible to specify it into the script with a notation like "30d". Why two way of doing the ...
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How does miner voting work?

I always here people talk about miners being able to "vote" on certain things using the block chain. So here are my questions: 1) who gets to ask the questions? 2) what type of questions are being ...
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Are BIP 100, 101 and 102 being voted on now by Bitcoin miners?

Are the BIP 100, BIP 101 and BIP 102 proposals being voted on now by miners? What is the procedure for a bitcoin miner to vote for a particular BIP and where can a tally of votes be viewed?
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What is the BIP-44 Coin Type for Dash?

BIP-44 compliant HD wallet trees use the m/purpose'/coin_type'/ account'/change/address_index convention to derive private keys and associated addresses. For coin_type, BIP-44 makes a reference to ...
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BIP 100: What votes are possible?

I understand that, with BIP 100 as suggested by Jeff Garzik, in the first step the maximum block size can be increased from (then, after the hard fork) 2 MByte to at most double of that, so 4 MByte - ...
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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.
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Why are the majority of miners not voting on on P2SH?

Link (via reddit) Currently the vast majority of miners just don't vote. Was there a mistake made in organizing the voting process (maybe most miners haven't heard about this vote?), or perhaps most ...