Why we moved to BIP 44 wallets?

Some people might ask why we changed the HD wallet structure in the new release.

Here is the background from the soon to be released DAO paper:
“The Bisq application provides an integrated BSQ wallet with basic features for receiving and sending BSQ as well as a transaction history screen. The wallet is based on BIP 44 [1] and uses the registered coin type 142 [2]. This provides extra protection against the risk that the BSQ wallet could be used accidentally as a BTC wallet (e.g. restoring from seed words).
To avoid that users need to backup 2 different seed words we use the same seed for both the BSQ and the BTC wallet though they are stored in different files.”

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