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Re: Should Emacs provide a uuid function?

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: Should Emacs provide a uuid function?
Date: Sun, 01 May 2011 18:06:06 +0900

Ken Raeburn writes:

 > On its own, I'm not sure it does, either.  But if any of the use
 > cases might want stronger privacy guarantees than some of the
 > uuidgen implementations provide, or there are portability issues,
 > then "just use uuidgen in each package" looks like a poor
 > solution.

Let's not oversell this, please.  If we want to give anything like a
"privacy guarantee" or "solution," we have a truckload of code to
audit....  That might be a good thing to do, but I doubt there's much
appetite for it in the community at this point in time.  "Minor
improvement" is more like it.

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