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From Jörg Schaible <>
Subject RE: Re[4]: Gump & VM
Date Fri, 16 Dec 2005 09:58:55 GMT
Alexey Panchenko wrote on Friday, December 16, 2005 10:50 AM:

> Jörg Schaible wrote:
>>> Probably you should look at java.rmi.server.UID -- the millis are
>>> checked only when internal counter reaches its limit.
>> This violates the requirement to recalculate the creation time from
>> the id ...
> Why do you need to recalculate the creation time from the id ?

This is simply part of the requirement!

> Usually it is enough that ids are in a natural order.
> Please note, that code in java.rmi.server.UID waits while time is
> increased in at least a second, since time syncing is usually done in
> smaller fractions. 

Yes, and exaclty therefore I can go with the approach below.

>> but this approach might be adapted: I can use my internal
>> counter as long as the time has not *increased* instead of resetting
>> it if the time has simply changed. Sometimes the simplest ideas are
>> best ... 

- Jörg

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