[Standards] Resourceparts with Bind2

Kevin Smith kevin.smith at isode.com
Mon Feb 20 16:14:28 UTC 2017


On 20 Feb 2017, at 16:12, Steve Kille <steve.kille at isode.com> wrote:
>> Clients are going to need to use a consistent approach to globally unique
>> naming. If they’re not unique then you’ll get collisions and all the benefits are
>> lost. (And if they’re not consistent then they’ll be fingerprintable, which
>> seems like a sensible thing to avoid while we’ve got the chance).
> 
> [Steve Kille] 
> 
> Could this be usefully achieved with something more compact than a UUID4?      The idea seems right, but UUID4s are very long

Yes, there was a discussion in xsf@ about this earlier, but anything that has the same properties as UUID4 has would work, and if it’s shorter, yay.

/K


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