Governance: HIP in Handshake

What does governance mean? Protocol rules, community representation, the role of full nodes, and "core devs".

Who is involved, how do people get involved, etc. How this is all done in Bitcoin as well.

Hard and soft fork

How do HIPs work and how to vote?

What does HIP stand for?

How do we view the current outstanding HIPs?

How are votes and decisions made?

How to see the progress of the change/ HIP once it is approved?

Soft fork for 4 year reserved names


Shorter Version - How HIPs work

A shorter version of the full Matt Zipkin interview about how to view and make improvement proposals on Handshake