Subject: Re: NetBSD-specific GPT partition types
To: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Trevor Talbot <email@example.com>
Date: 12/29/2007 14:51:47
On 12/29/07, firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 28, 2007 at 02:56:26PM -0800, Trevor Talbot wrote:
> > In case it's not obvious to anyone following this thread, the entire
> > point of GUID Partition Table is that it uses UUIDs (aka GUIDs) as
> > identifiers. UUIDs are, if properly generated, guaranteed to be
> > globally unique, even though they are generated without the benefit of
> > a central registration service. RFC 4122 documents the format,
> > although it originally comes from other standards.
> > They aren't arbitrary numbers.
> Tell that to Apple.
I probably missed a thread. What did Apple do?