[Mono-list] about guid

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Mon Aug 30 00:59:22 EDT 2010

On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 12:36 AM, Steve Lessard <s_lessard at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Robert wrote: "the algorithms behind MS' implementation are not
> well documented."
> Are you talking about the algorithms for and implementation of Type.GUID, or
> are you talking about the algorithms for and implementation of UUID / GUID
> generation in general?  Why wouldn't an RFC4122-compliant implementation
> would not be acceptable?

The issue is *deterministic* generation of COM registration GUIDs for
managed classes, if I understand correctly.

Michael Hutchinson

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