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// Copyright 2011 Google Inc. All rights reserved.
// Use of this source code is governed by a BSD-style
// license that can be found in the LICENSE file.
package uuid
// Random returns a Random (Version 4) UUID or panics.
//
// The strength of the UUIDs is based on the strength of the crypto/rand
// package.
//
// A note about uniqueness derived from the UUID Wikipedia entry:
//
// Randomly generated UUIDs have 122 random bits. One's annual risk of being
// hit by a meteorite is estimated to be one chance in 17 billion, that
// means the probability is about 0.00000000006 (6 × 10−11),
// equivalent to the odds of creating a few tens of trillions of UUIDs in a
// year and having one duplicate.
func NewRandom() UUID {
uuid := make([]byte, 16)
randomBits([]byte(uuid))
uuid[6] = (uuid[6] & 0x0f) | 0x40 // Version 4
uuid[8] = (uuid[8] & 0x3f) | 0x80 // Variant is 10
return uuid
}