Am Dienstag, 10. April 2007 17:30 schrieb Neil Conway:
> On Tue, 2007-04-10 at 17:24 +0200, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> > The new uuid type is lacking documentation.
> We had also talked about including some UUID generation functionality in
> 8.3, but it should be okay to leave that for 8.4.

The problem is that most of the standard methods are platform dependent, as 
they require MAC addresses or a "good" random source, for instance.  I'm not 
sure how we wanted to solve that, but certainly leaving the uuid type with 
*no* method to generate one is pretty poor.

Peter Eisentraut

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