Zcash Improvement Proposals (ZIPs)

What are ZIPs?

Zcash Improvement Proposals (ZIPs) are the way to:

  1. propose new features and their rationale,

  2. specify the implementation details of the feature,

  3. collect community input on the proposal, and

  4. document design decisions.

Contributing ZIPs

The author(s) of the ZIP are responsible for building consensus within the community and documenting/addressing dissenting opinions.

Anyone can write a ZIP! We encourage community contributions and decentralization of work on the Zcash protocol. If you’d like to bounce ideas before formally writing a ZIP, we encourage it! Visit the community dischord channel to talk about your idea.

Past and Current ZIPs

Visit the zips website for a detailed list of all ZIPs.