[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
You know probably Leach & Mealling's discussion of possible solutions:


http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-mealling-uuid-urn-05.txt

We are using GUIDs with combined IP address, timestamp, and random
numbers

Uwe Oestermeier wrote:
They aren't guaranteed to be unique.  They are statistically
very unlikely to conflict, but that chance of a conflict makes
me nervous.

I'm a bit confused by this conversation. GUIDs (globally-unique identifiers) aren't neccesary for integer IDs. We just need locally-unique identifiers, which are much easier to generate.
--
Benji York
Sr. Software Engineer
Zope Corporation
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