GUID Generation

Tim Golden mail at
Mon Jul 28 16:23:24 CEST 2008

Robert Rawlins wrote:
> I’ve been looking at the following recipe for generating a GUID 
> however I note that its 
> about 6 years old. Has python since adopted an internal module for GUID 
> generation? Or is this 3^rd part module still the best option?

Not only is the answer, Yes:

but it's just featured as Doug Hellmann's module of the Week:


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