On 2006-09-19, [EMAIL PROTECTED] <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Different UUID forms can be unique within their domain. As long as I
> control the MAC address assignment for all of my units, my MAC address
> can be guaranteed to be unique across space and time,

You do not know (and can never know) that no-one else is using the same
MAC address. Anyone with substantial experience in networking will tell
you that the supposed "uniqueness" of manufacturer-assigned MACs is often
a myth, with (in extreme cases) entire batches of NICs being manufactured
with the same assigned MAC.

Andrew, Supernews
http://www.supernews.com - individual and corporate NNTP services

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