GUID generator

Sivakatirswami katir at hindu.org
Sat Jun 21 17:15:11 EDT 2008


Mark Smith wrote:
> Sivakatirswami, the question is how unique do you need it to be - this 
> is not a simple question :)
>
> if you need it to be unique only in your own domain (as it were), then 
> your function is probably fine, but if it needs to be unique in the 
> wider world, then maybe not.
>
> The little library ( 
> http://www.futility.co.uk/futsoft/revolutionstuff.html ) that I wrote 
> follows the relevant RFC - so, in theory, it's output has 'wider' 
> uniqueness - the subject is quite involved, when you get into it.
>
> Best Mark
>

I love to follow in the trails blazed by the great ones before me. :-)
I downloaded your lib and will probably use the time-based algorithm.
 
Thanks!

Sivakatirswami





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