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  1. OMG Issue

CORBA23 — CosObjectIdentity::ObjectIdentifiers can"t be UUIDs?

  • Key: CORBA23-204
  • Legacy Issue Number: 1725
  • Status: closed  
  • Source: Anonymous
  • Summary:

    Summary: Does anyone know why the CosObjectIdentity::ObjectIdentifier was changed
    from "typedef sequence<octet,16>" to "typedef unsigned long"? This
    happened some time ago between the 3/94 and 3/95 versions of the
    CosRelationships specification.

    It seems odd since the earlier version could support the 128 bit UUIDs
    used in DCE and the 128 bit GUIDs found in Microsoft but the current
    version is only one quarter the size. Also, all available literature I
    can find on the topic indicates that the 128 bit version is necessary
    for uniqueness "across space and time". In large distributed object
    environments, I don"t think the 32 bit version will cut it.

  • Reported: CORBA 2.2 — Thu, 23 Jul 1998 04:00 GMT
  • Disposition: Resolved — CORBA 2.3
  • Disposition Summary:

    No Data Available

  • Updated: Fri, 6 Mar 2015 21:36 GMT