Specifications and Zcash Improvement Proposals for the Zcash cryptocurrency.

Participation in the Zcash project is subject to a Code of Conduct.

NU3 ZIPs for consideration

This is the list of ZIPs that were under consideration for the NU3 upgrade (around ~April 2020).

Deadlines for NU4

Event Date
ZIP draft submission deadline August 31, 2019
Feature selection done October 31, 2019
Testnet beta code release March 31, 2020
Testnet activation May 31, 2020
Mainnet activation October 2020


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Index of ZIPs

ZIP Title Status
0 ZIP Process Active
32 Shielded Hierarchical Deterministic Wallets Final
143 Transaction Signature Verification for Overwinter Final
200 Network Upgrade Mechanism Final
201 Network Peer Management for Overwinter Final
202 Version 3 Transaction Format for Overwinter Final
203 Transaction Expiry Final
205 Deployment of the Sapling Network Upgrade Final
206 Deployment of the Blossom Network Upgrade Draft
207 Split Founders' Reward Withdrawn
208 Shorter Block Target Spacing Implemented
209 Prohibit Negative Shielded Value Pool Final
210 Sapling Anchor Deduplication within Transactions Draft
243 Transaction Signature Verification for Sapling Final
308 Sprout to Sapling Migration Final
guide {Something Short and To the Point} Draft