[Squeakfoundation]Re: Trouble with 5150UUID-fix

Tim Rowledge squeakfoundation@lists.squeakfoundation.org
Thu, 02 Jan 2003 15:06:32 -0800

Colin Putney <cputney@whistler.com> is claimed by the authorities to have written:

> On Thursday, January 2, 2003, at 12:13  PM, Tim Rowledge wrote:
> > It doesn't seem to me that this is an issue worth spending huge cycles
> > on _right now_ so I'll suggest going with the inclusion of TimeStamp
> > which appears to be a reasonably small and innocuous class.
> Six minutes later, Doug Way wrote a contrasting view:
> > Okay, after poking around with 5150UUID-fix and Time and TimeStamp, it 
> > looks like we can remove the dependency on TimeStamp (as Tim 
> > suggested) and keep the same behavior by simply replacing "TimeStamp 
> > current asSeconds" with "Time totalSeconds" in 
> > UUIDGenerator>>makeSeed.  So, we should probably just do that.
> I'd have to agree with Doug here, for two reasons:
If Time totalSeconds is considered to be an adequate value for this
purpose then most definitely let's do it that way.

Tim Rowledge, tim@sumeru.stanford.edu, http://sumeru.stanford.edu/tim
In the long run, every program becomes rococco, and then rubble.  - Alan Perlis