[gmpi] Re: Item 0: Agenda

  • From: Steve Harris <S.W.Harris@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: gmpi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2003 16:59:17 +0000

On Thu, Feb 13, 2003 at 10:59:04 -0500, RonKuper@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> >>>
> This is no major issue with MIDI, all current plugin APIs I know of 
> require that every single plugin has a unqique ID. This must be 
> managed somehow, and it must work for everyone that wants to use the 
> standard.
> <<<
> 
> It is possible to set up a system where by IDs can be created by individuals
> without a centralized registry.  One can simply allocate a 128-bit GUID as
> is done for COM objects on Windows.  GUIDs are generated by an algorithm
> which is unique across space and time.

Sure, equally we can use MD5 checksums of URIs

- Steve

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