GIP-0: Template

GIP-Draft: Template

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GIP: <to be assigned>
title: <GIP title>
author: <a list of the author's or authors' name(s) and/or username(s), or name(s) and email(s), e.g. (use with the parentheses or triangular brackets): FirstName LastName (@GitHubUsername), FirstName LastName <foo@bar.com>, FirstName (@GitHubUsername) and GitHubUsername (@GitHubUsername)>
status: Draft
type: <Funding or Meta>
created: <date created on, in ISO 8601 (yyyy-mm-dd) format>
requires (*optional): <GIP number(s)>
replaces (*optional): <GIP number(s)>

This is the suggested template for new GIPs.

Note that an GIP number will be assigned by a forum moderator. When creating a topic to submit your GIP, please name accordingly, gip-draft: title.

Simple Summary

If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough. Provide a simplified and layman-accessible explanation of the GIP.

Abstract

A short (~200 word) description of the issue being addressed.

Motivation

The motivation is critical for GIPs that want to allocate funding or change the GnosisDAO. GIP posts without sufficient motivation may be rejected outright.

Specification

The technical specification should describe the syntax and semantics of any new feature. The specification should be detailed enough to allow for it to be reasoned about by participants in the GnosisDAO.

Rationale

The rationale fleshes out the specification by describing what motivated the design and why particular design decisions were made. It should describe alternate designs that were considered and related work. The rationale may also provide evidence of consensus within the community, and should discuss important objections or concerns raised during discussion.

Implementation

The implementations must be completed before any GIP is given status “Final”, but it need not be completed before the GIP is accepted.

Gnosis Impact

Phase 2 Proposals: Please ignore this section, and leave as is. It is used for Phase 3 proposals.
Phase 3 Proposals: Replace the conditionID in the below iframe with the relevant conditionID for this GIP, then delete this paragraph. If Omen Prediction Markets have not been created for this GIP yet, please get in touch with a forum moderator.

Gnosis Snapshot

Phase 2 Proposals: Please ignore this section, and leave as is. It is used for Phase 3 proposals.
Phase 3 Proposals: Add a link to the corresponding Gnosis Snapshot poll you’ve created.

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