[Users] How to generate UID's for address books
Paul Rolland (=?UTF-8?B?44Od44O844Or44O744Ot44Op44Oz?=)
rol at witbe.net
Fri Sep 28 03:04:02 CEST 2018
On Fri, 28 Sep 2018 00:23:25 +0200
Laurent Bloch <lb at laurentbloch.org> wrote:
> Le vendredi 28 septembre 2018 wwp a écrit ceci :
> > Hello Laurent,
> > Any UID, as in any unique identifier (unsigned int). Just make sure
> > the number is unique, pick a random one if you want; the date in
> > seconds since epoch is a good pick non-random one but be sure you're
> > not creating several ones during the same second ;-).
> Uh uh, you are right, I'll add a delay :-(
If you just need an (unsigned int), make it a counter ;) No need to wait
while delays are ...delaying !
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