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From: Andy (atompkins_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-07 15:47:11

<Oliver.Kowalke_at_[hidden]> wrote in

> Hello,
> Instead of
> bool is_null() const
> and
> static guid const& null()
> I would prefer
> bool is_nil() const
> and
> static guid const& nil().

I prefer null, but I can easily be swayed by this groups voice.

> I'de like to see uuid v1 (node hardware address + time based).
> Access to MAC:
> - on HP/UX you could use DLPI interface (example:
> = us&dlc=en&lc=en&jumpid=reg_R1002_USEN)
> - ::ioctl + SIOCGIFHWADDR on Linux

This is helpful and gets me one-step closer to creating this functionality.

> Because my apps are bloated if I use some header-only libraries from
> boost I'de like to see guid library not as header-only library - but
> this was already discussed in this mailing list.

I have not read the thread about making libraries both header-only and not
header-only. If this was/is a solution, I will do this.

> Regards, Oliver
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