Notes on coin management

Your application

A user’s funds

Coin management

Complications

Unconfirmed transaction chain limit

Avoiding dust

Addresses

BIP32, BIP44 and whitepaper 42

Privacy

Some other stuff

Key reuse (formerly known as address reuse)

How Bitcoin Core does it

Wallets for users

Summing up

References

  1. BIP32, Hierarchical Deterministic Wallets, https://github.com/bitcoin-sv-specs/bips/blob/master/bip-0032.mediawiki.
  2. BIP44, Multi-Account Hierarchy for Deterministic Wallets, https://github.com/bitcoin/bips/blob/master/bip-0044.mediawiki.
  3. Indexes On Expressions, https://www.sqlite.org/expridx.html, https://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/indexes-expressional.html.
  4. WP #0042, Secret Value Distributions v2, https://electrumsv.io/download/papers/WP0042%20Secret%20Value%20Distribution%20V02.docx.
  5. WP #0591, Token access chains and linked keys, https://electrumsv.io/download/papers/591%20-%20Token%20access%20chains%20and%20linked%20keys%20v1.3.pdf
  6. Merge avoidance, https://medium.com/@octskyward/merge-avoidance-7f95a386692f.
  7. Benford’s wallet, https://nchain.com/en/blog/benfords-wallet/.
  8. An Evaluation of Coin Selection Strategies, http://murch.one/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/erhardt2016coinselection.pdf.

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