[erlang-questions] [ANN] Erlang UUID
Sun Feb 26 13:38:09 CET 2012
On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 2:28 PM, Fred Hebert <> wrote:
> Any advantage or differences compared to https://github.com/okeuday/uuid
Erlang UUID follows RFC 4122 with creation of UUID v1, using IEEE 802 node
>From my personal point of view Erlang UUID has more readable code.
> or https://github.com/yrashk/erlang-ossp-uuid ?
Erlang UUID is implemented entirely in Erlang and is not a NIF.
Erlang UUID also has a few simple utility functions.
All in all, no revolutionary differences.
> On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 7:14 AM, Per Andersson <> wrote:
>> I hereby announce Erlang UUID, a library for your UUID needs
>> implemented in Erlang. Currently at version 0.3.2 the library implements
>> most of RFC 4122 (variant 1 0, versions 1, 3, 4, and 5). There are a few
>> utility functions: pretty-printing, conversion, creating UUID URNs and
>> for checking UUID version, variant, and validity.
>> Erlang UUID is free software released under GPLv3+ and source code
>> is available at gitorious (mirrored on github). [1,2]
>> Patches are welcome of course!
>> Shoutout go to Bip Thelin who implemented UUIDv5!
>>  http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc4122.txt
>>  http://gitorious.org/avtobiff/erlang-uuid
>>  http://github.com/avtobiff/erlang-uuid
>> Per Andersson
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