[Mono-list] Windows

Jay Freeman (saurik) saurik@saurik.com
Sat, 28 Jul 2001 19:11:27 -0500

AFAIK, GUIDs no longer use MAC addresses due to privacy complaints.
Considering this is all GPL anyway, go look at libuuid (it comes with

Jay Freeman (saurik)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Miguel de Icaza" <miguel@ximian.com>
To: "Chris Hynes" <chrish@assistedsolutions.com>
Cc: <mono-list@ximian.com>
Sent: Wednesday, July 25, 2001 3:08 PM
Subject: Re: [Mono-list] Windows

> > If you want to learn C# and are interested in reimplementing one of
> > the classes that come with .NET, you can help.<<
> > I know C#, and have been hacking on the Guid structure, but I haven't
> > finished it  because I'm not sure exactly how to generate Guids (I think
> > there is a defined algorithm (including the current date/time and MAC
> > address)). Should I post what I've done so far?
> Sure!
> The MAC address is something that we will have to find out through a
> PInvoke call or a internalcall.
> Miguel.