host-identifier with IPv6

Ted Lemon Ted.Lemon at
Wed Mar 4 17:54:58 UTC 2009

On Mar 4, 2009, at 2:35 AM, Simon Hobson wrote:
> Except for one minor, teeny, little detail - there is no GUARANTEE
> that a GUID will contain a MAC address. There is already one GUID
> spec that does NOT include a MAC address, and the standard
> specifically allows for other GUIDs to be defined/used.

Life doesn't come with any guarantees.   You will have to deal with  
the exceptional cases, but that may be preferable to writing the extra  
code required to get from the DUID to the Mac address.

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