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Re: guid/uuid datatype

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: Gevik Babakhani <pgdev(at)xs4all(dot)nl>
Cc: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org, Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>
Subject: Re: guid/uuid datatype
Date: 2007-01-20 13:07:21
Message-ID: 200701201407.22623.peter_e@gmx.net (view raw or flat)
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Gevik Babakhani wrote:
> There could be many algorithms to generate a guid. I guess we will
> get into a big debate on that, which is not much useful i guess
> (seeing the posts last year).

There are a handful of standardized or established algorithms, so it 
doesn't hurt to provide them all.  Compare pgcrypto -- certainly no one 
needs all those encryption algorithms, but we offer them.

-- 
Peter Eisentraut
http://developer.postgresql.org/~petere/

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