Names to ids

Andy Armstrong andy at
Wed Jan 25 14:06:38 GMT 2006

On 25 Jan 2006, at 13:56, Andy Armstrong wrote:
> Is your numeric id allowed to be longer than 32 bits? If not the  
> first eight characters will do fine - you only have a 32 bit  
> numberspace to use anyway. If not what (if any) length constraints  
> does the numeric id have?

Or - if it's a unixish system - what about the inode?

Andy Armstrong,

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