Changes between Version 8 and Version 9 of UUID


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Timestamp:
09/06/10 21:01:45 (11 years ago)
Author:
Fran Boon
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    3838from another domain), the prefix is retained.
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    40 == Proposal: URNs instead of UUIDs ==
     40== URNs instead of UUIDs ==
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    42 In the near future, Eden should move from UUIDs to [http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2141 URN]s in order to enhance interoperability in multi-application scenarios like Haiti or Pakistan.
     42Eden has just moved from UUIDs to [http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2141 URN]s in order to enhance interoperability in multi-application scenarios like Haiti or Pakistan.
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    4444From experience we know that data exchange in the field can involve a variety of applications other than Eden, each implementing their own identifier schemes - and furthermore data sets which instead of application-specific IDs use officially assigned identifiers (e.g. PAHO IDs for health facilities in Haiti). Implementation of URNs will add support for both multiple different identifier schemes, as well as cross-application common namespaces and ID schemas (as favorable e.g. for geolocations or personal data).