Sorry for the delay. The ^ of Math...got it!
My last question is: does the TC want to support the ability of having multiple TLOs with the same data being addressed by different identifiers? The ballot will have the answer.
Thanks for the clarity,
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Subject: Re: [cti-stix] Deterministic IDs - pas de deux
On 10.05.2016 18:02:36, Taylor, Marlon wrote:
What enforces the UUIDv4 that "identifies" Object A is not used to
identify Object B?
Hey, Marlon -
It's enforced by math. According to Wikipedia , the probability of a UUIDv4 collision is approximately 0.00000000006. In other words, "only after generating 1 billion UUIDs every second for the next 100 years, the probability of creating just one duplicate would be about 50%." .
Add to that the namespace prefix and the probability of a collision decreases dramatically.
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