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re: What would you use as a sortable, globally unique, ID? VIEW POST

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Have you tried ULIDs before? They’re lexicographically sortable ids unique to the ms. honeybadger.io/blog/uuids-and-ulids/

 

Before writing this I searched and read a bit of stuff on the internet, so I ultimately encountered the ULID spec and loved it: the bit when they say: "Won't run out of space 'til the year 10889 AD" made me laugh.

I didn't mention it because I wanted to see if there were other solutions and to start a fresh discussion without "bias".

I also didn't read this blog post before, so thank you!

My only worry about adopting ULIDs is mentioned in the article:

According to the internet, some ULID implementations aren't bulletproof

so it needs a little bit of research before that.

Thanks William!

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