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From "Stephen Colebourne" <scolebou...@btopenworld.com>
Subject Re: UUID Reuse proposal
Date Fri, 15 Aug 2003 08:05:33 GMT
We have an identifier generation mechanism in lang.util (IdentifierUtils).
This should fit in there.

Time, perhaps you could take a look at the feasability of adding UUID to
that class?

Stephen

----- Original Message -----
From: "Phil Steitz" <phil@steitz.com>
To: "Jakarta Commons Developers List" <commons-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Friday, August 15, 2003 5:04 AM
Subject: Re: UUID Reuse proposal


> Gary Gregory wrote:
> >>-----Original Message-----
> >>From: Henri Yandell [mailto:bayard@generationjava.com]
> >>Sent: Thursday, August 14, 2003 19:27
> >>To: Jakarta Commons Developers List
> >>Subject: RE: UUID Reuse proposal
> >>
> >>
> >>Something else to line up for 2.1/3.0?
> >
> >
> > +1, sounds good.
> >
> > Gary
>
> I agree. I also agree with Gary that a new package probably does not
> make sense.
>
>  From a quick look at
> http://www.opengroup.org/dce/info/draft-leach-uuids-guids-01.txt, it
> looks to me, btw that this essentially *is* the MS GUID.  It will be
> interesting to see how they get the MAC address or if they punt that and
> use random bits (giving up the real "G").  In any case, I am sure that
> this will make a useful addition to lang.
>
> Phil
>
> > --
> >
> >
> >>Hen
> >>
> >>On Thu, 14 Aug 2003, Gary Gregory wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>>+1.
> >>>
> >>>Another UUID extension I'd like to see and use is a GUID
implementation,
> >>>that's what MS calls a UUID.
> >>>
> >>>WRT to lang.uuid, I am not sure that a new namespace is justified
> >>
> >>though.
> >>
> >>>I'd just put it in .lang like other "basic" types.
> >>>
> >>>gg
>
>
>
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