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Re: Widgets id element

From: Ed Voas <voas@yahoo-inc.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2006 12:02:43 -0800
Message-ID: <4558CF63.6080805@yahoo-inc.com>
To: public-appformats@w3.org

Currently we are just using reverse domain IDs, e.g. 
com.yahoo.widget.stockticker. Do we think GUIDs are really necessary? 
We've talked about moving to them here, but I'm not sure what it 
ultimately gets us.

Eli Golovinsky wrote:

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> I have a suggestion for the name of the id element mentioned in 
> section 3.12.
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> You could call it a guidget - a global unique identifier for a widget. 
> This name also implies a possible implementation - each widget can be 
> given a random 128 (or 256) bit identifier. It works for COM objects. 
> Will probably work here as well.
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> Eli Golovinsky,
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