Stephan Richter-2 wrote:
> 
> On Wednesday 04 April 2007 13:06, Derek Richardson wrote:
>> I am hoping that Zope 3 assigns an RFC 4122 UUID to each content item.
>> If not, I am hoping there is a third-party product to do this.
> 
> No there is neither. We have an intid utility that guarantees System-wide 
> unique ids. This utility is used at several places most notably the
> catalog.
> 
>> I would like RFC 4122 UUIDs to provide standard Atom feeds of Zope
>> content [1].
>>
>> It will be better if Zope itself assigns UUIDs, so that there is a
>> single source and not a possibility of multiple packages assigning
>> different UUIDs to the same content item.
> 
> You have to write your own utility to generate the UUID. I checked the RFC 
> quickly and our IntIds are certainly not of the format requested by RFC
> 4122.
> 

Presumably, the intid implementation would be a useful reference for such a
utility, and this would a good canidate for a general, re-usable package.

Martin
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