[Tutor] Re: timer vs. timeout - struct.unpack

Danny Yoo dyoo at hkn.eecs.berkeley.edu
Tue Aug 10 02:35:07 CEST 2004

On Tue, 10 Aug 2004, goluptious wrote:

> BTW, the script now runs in Windows if I drop in a UUID generated in
> Linux. I still haven't found a good cross-platform UUID generator.

Hi Goluptious,

There's a quick and dirty UUID generator in the Python Cookbook:


That snippet does not generate ISO-11578-standard UUID's, but it should
still be useful.  There's also a a nice blog article that talks about UUID
issues here:


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