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I haven't seen any discussion about security, so this may not apply; however, if you intend for this unique string to keep other users from "hijacking" some submission... There may be no such thing as "unique enough."

Here is one of my earlier posts on this topic about randomness and security. Hope it helps.

Russ
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In reply to Re: unique string (Russ: security concerns) by Russ
in thread gernerating unique string by Anonymous Monk

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