Re: Machine Identity

Balazs Lengyel <balazs.lengyel@ericsson.com> Thu, 28 February 2008 13:35 UTC

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From: Balazs Lengyel <balazs.lengyel@ericsson.com>
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IMHO virtualization, and programs like VmWare are one example where it is hard to say what are 
you trying to identify. The physical box or the virtual machine?
Balazs
> 
> - If it is my statement that people will find reasons to muddle around
>   with the uniqueness and stability property of whatever identifer you
>   invent? I guess this is hard to proof so lets call it a hypothesis.
> 
> /js
>