Cardano Improvement Proposals (CIPs)
Cardano Improvement Proposals (CIPs) describe standards, processes; or provide general guidelines or information to the Cardano Community. It is a formal, technical communication process that exists off-chain. The current process is described in details in CIP1 - "CIP Process".
Current CIPs (as of 2021-07-28)
|2||Coin Selection Algorithms for Cardano||Draft|
|3||Wallet key generation||Draft|
|5||Common Bech32 Prefixes||Draft|
|6||Stake Pool Extended Metadata||Draft|
|7||Curve Pledge Benefit||Draft|
|10||Transaction Metadata Label Registry||Draft|
|11||Staking key chain for HD wallets||Draft|
|12||On-chain stake pool operator to delegates communication||Draft|
|13||Cardano URI Scheme||Draft|
|14||User-Facing Asset Fingerprint||Draft|
|15||Catalyst Registration Transaction Metadata Format||Draft|
|16||Cryptographic Key Serialisation Formats||Draft|
|17||Cardano Delegation Portfolio||Draft|
|23||Fair Min Fees||Draft|
|25||NFT Metadata Standard||Draft|
|1852||HD (Hierarchy for Deterministic) Wallets for Cardano||Draft|
|1853||HD (Hierarchy for Deterministic) Stake Pool Cold Keys for Cardano||Draft|
|1854||Multi-signatures HD Wallets||Draft|
|1855||Forging policy keys for HD Wallets||Draft|
💡 For more details about Statuses, refer to CIP1.
CIP creation process as a Sequence Diagram
“Alice has a Cardano idea she'd like to build more formally…”
Extend or discuss ‘ideas’ in the Developer Forums, Cardano’s Official Developer Telegram Group or in
#developers in Cardano Ambassadors Slack.
CIP Editors meetings are public, recorded and summarized: do join and participate for discussions/PRs of significances to you.
🛈 To facilitate browsing and information sharing for non-Github users, an auto-generated site is also provided at cips.cardano.org.