[Python-Dev] UUID module
fredrik at pythonware.com
Fri Jun 9 12:33:25 CEST 2006
skip at pobox.com wrote:
> Fredrik> 6. Combine 2 and 3: require the user to pass in a MAC argument
> Fredrik> to uuid1, but provide a SlowGetMacAddress helper that wraps
> Fredrik> the existing code.
> Or make the MAC address an optional arg to uuid1. If given, use it. If
> not, use the slow lookup (then cache the result).
the reason for making it a required argument is to make it clear that
the code is using a "suboptimal" way to get at the MAC value.
explicit is better than implicit etc etc.
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