[Mono-dev] Type.GUID patch

Robert Jordan robertj at gmx.net
Sat Sep 3 17:26:23 EDT 2005

Hi Kornél,

> This explains how GUIDs are generated but it doesn't mention the actual 
> hash
> algorytm used to generate GUID from the mentioned components:
> http://blogs.msdn.com/adam_nathan/archive/2003/10/19/56779.aspx

... also part of Adam's impressive COM Interop book.

> And GUID has a specification that should be followed when generating GUIDs.
> There are standard descriptions but this MS centric enough to can provide
> compatiblity with MS.NET:
> http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnnetcomp/html/PPCGuidGen.asp

Wow! Thanks for the link ;-)


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