Neil Conway wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-01-21 at 00:17 +0100, Gevik Babakhani wrote:
>> So.. do we agree for uuid to be included in the core?
> I'd be curious to know the degree to which the proposed patch is
> consistent with RFC 4122, which AFAIK is the most recent relevant
> With regard to functions for generating UUIDs, I think we should at
> least include the methods specified by RFC 4122 that can be implemented
> without too many unportable assumptions. I believe that means MD5 & SHA1
> hashing of an arbitrary identifier, and UUIDs generated via a PSRNG.
I thought the consensus was to provide the only atatype initially and
look into providing the generator functions later or via an external
project (pgfoundry or contrib/).
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