OSSP uuid

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OSSP uuid

http://www.ossp.org/pkg/lib/uuid/
Universally Unique Identifier (UUID) Toolkit

OSSP uuid is an application programming interface (API) and corresponding command line interface (CLI) for generating DCE 1.1 and ISO/IEC 11578:1996 compliant Universally Unique Identifiers (UUID). It supports DCE 1.1 variant UUIDs of version 1 (time and node based), version 3 (name based, MD5), version 4 (random number based) and version 5 (name based, SHA-1). UUIDs are 128 bit numbers which are intended to have a high likelihood of uniqueness over space and time and are computationally difficult to guess. They are globally unique identifiers which can be locally generated without contacting a global registration authority. UUIDs are intended as unique identifiers for both mass tagging objects with an extremely short lifetime and to reliably identify very persistent objects across a network.


Download

Download version 1.6.2 (stable)
released on 4 July 2008

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
X11Janet Casey8 March 2005



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Ralf S. Engelschall Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://cvs.ossp.org/pkg/lib/uuid/
Bug TrackingE-mailmailto:rse@engelschall.com


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 17 January 2017.



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