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From: Hartmut Kaiser (hartmut.kaiser_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-16 22:23:02

Tom Brinkman wrote:

> Review Schedule
> .
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> Library: Globally Unique Identifier
> Author: Andy Tompkins
> Location: Boost Sandbox Vault
> Review Manager: Needed
> Date: Needed
> Summary:
> A guid, or globally unique identifier, is an identifier
> standard used in many disciplines including computer
> networks, distributed computing, and databases. They can be
> used to tag objects with very short lifetimes, to reliably
> identify very persistent objects across a network. An
> attractive feature of guids is their relative small size, of
> 128-bits, compared to alternatives. Also the creation of
> guids does not require a centralized authority.

You may count me in on this library.

Regards Hartmut

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