BIP 0001

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This page describes a BIP (Bitcoin Improvement Proposal).
Please see BIP 2 for more information about BIPs and creating them. Please do not just create a wiki page.

The full text of this BIP can be read here.


BIP 0001
Long titleBIP Purpose and Guidelines
TypeStandards Track
Author(s)Amir Taaki


PropositionAugust 19, 2011
BIPN allocationAugust 19, 2011
FinalizationNovember 10, 2011
AcceptanceNovember 10, 2011
BIP 0001 is the Bitcoin Improvement Proposal that proposes Bitcoin Improvement Proposals. It was proposed on August 19, 2011 describing Bitcoin Enhancement Proposals, or BEPs. On September 21, Bitcoin Requests for Comments (BFCs) was decided on instead, until ultimately being changed to the current name on September 23.