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From: Christian Henning (chhenning_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-07 13:41:56

> > I'd really like to see the MAC address + time generator. I realize
> > that this might be a pain to do in a cross-platform manner, but it
> > would make the library more complete in my eyes, and more likely for
> > me to recommend it to my colleagues. Is there a way that the library
> > could be engineered so that we could provide our own generation
> > implementation?
> I agree that it would be very useful to have a time based guid generator.
> I will continue to look in to this. In the meantime, one could write a
> function to create guids based on anything they want, eg:

How useful can seed using MAC address + time be in system with
multiple cores? Shouldn't it be CoreID + time? Just image you have 16
cores and just one MAC address. Is such an assumption valid to make?


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