Universally unique identifiers

Support for generating and parsing Universally Unique Identifiers (UUIDs).

function O.uuid.randomUUID()

Generate a new random UUID (v4).

function O.uuid.fromString(uuid)

Constructs a O.T_IDENTIFIER_UUID text object from a valid UUID String.

The UUID should be expressed in the canonical 8-4-4-4-12 format, eg:


function O.uuid.isEqual(uuid1, uuid2)

Returns true if the two given UUIDs (as String) are equal.