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Re: Actor model implementation, seeking feedback

From: Vasilij Schneidermann
Subject: Re: Actor model implementation, seeking feedback
Date: Sun, 4 Jul 2021 09:44:19 +0200

> That might just work. A UUIDv4 is 128 bits, so it can be plugged in
> wherever 128 bits of nonce are required. However this isn't always the
> case, for example AES-GCM is commonly used with 96 bit nonces. Another
> thing to consider is that the egg provides UUID4. UUID1 might be smarter
> for a distributed setting as it has a machine-specific part.

I've looked at the egg source and found it takes the output of
`random-bytes` from `(chicken random)` and formats it. So one might as
well use `random-bytes` directly. The UUID1 route might still be worth


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