From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-04 17:56:24
> "Gottlob Frege" <gottlobfrege_at_[hidden]> wrote in
>> Would it make any sense for uuid::create() to just use the OS's
>> function, for OSes that can create uuids? (ie most OSes).
> The OS API on windows creates time-based uuids (I don't know about
> other OSs, but expect the same). The uuid::create() function creates
> random-number-based uuids. I do not want to mix these.
On Windows XP and Vista, one can use RtlGenRandom. It produces a
cryptographic-quality random number.
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