How to make a GUID with plain python

Aahz Maruch aahz at
Fri Dec 22 10:16:18 EST 2000

In article <91voot$cs5$1 at>,
Ng Pheng Siong <ngps at> wrote:
>According to Georg Gogo. BERNHARD <gogo at>:
>> I am looking for a way to create a global unique identifier / UUID
>> with python...
>Here's an expired I-D describing "the UUID formats and various ways
>of generating them".

That appears to have moved to

(I was curious to see whether "~rsalz" was Rich Salz.)
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