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1   /*
2    * Copyright 2004 Charles Blaxland
3    *
4    * Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
5    * you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
6    * You may obtain a copy of the License at
7    *
8    *     http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
9    *
10   * Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
11   * distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
12   * WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
13   * See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
14   * limitations under the License.
15   */
16  package mnemosyne.guid;
17  
18  import java.rmi.server.UID;
19  
20  /***
21   * A GUID generator based on java.rmi.server.UID.
22   *
23   * A GUID generated by this class are unique over time with respect
24   * to the host it is generated on as long as the host requires more than one
25   * millisecond to reboot and its system clock is never set backward.
26   *
27   * They are NOT unique across different hosts.
28   *
29   * @version $Id: RmiUidGuidGenerator.java,v 1.1.1.1 2004/08/07 06:41:18 charlesblaxland Exp $
30   */
31  public class RmiUidGuidGenerator implements GuidGenerator
32  {
33      public Guid generateGUID()
34      {
35          return new RmiUidGuid(new UID());
36      }
37  }