[development] Unique/Random IDs and drupal

Ethan Fremen ethan at acquia.com
Tue Aug 12 12:37:18 UTC 2008

On Aug 11, 2008, at 7:20 AM, Victor Kane wrote:

> OK, but please all take into account that it is not necessarily the
> best thing to tie the creation of the UUID to the database at all.

100% agreed. Right now I'm most strongly in favor of using the OSSP  
UUID library (aka php5-uuid in debian/ubuntu), which is, btw, *much*  
faster than the DIY random-64-bit identifiers I tried.

~ethan fremen

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