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On 08/13/2009 10:42 PM, Shane Hathaway wrote:
> Jim Fulton wrote:
>> IPersistent specifies OIDs to be non-empty strings and reserves the
>> 8-byte OID consisting of 8 null characters.  Lots of ZODB
>> infrastructure assumes that oids are 8 bytes.  I'm tempted to say that
>> oids must be 8-byte strings.
> 
> +1.  The simplified standard promotes interoperability.

The difference to the spec before would be that previously strings with
less than 8 bytes were allowed?


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