(new in OpenOS 1.6)
The uuid API is a very simple library for creating 128 bit random identifiers.
Returns 128 bit random identifiers, represented as a hex value in a string grouped by 8, 4, 4, 4, and 12 hex characters, separated by dashes.
34eb7b28-14d3-4767-b326-dd1609ba92e. You might recognize this pattern as it is the same used for component addressing.