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package POE::Component::MessageQueue::IDGenerator;
use Moose::Role;

requires qw(generate);

1;

=head1 NAME

POE::Component::MessageQueue::IDGenerator - Role for id generators.

=head1 DESCRIPTION

This can't be used directly, but just defines the interface for ID
generators.

=head1 METHODS

=over 4

=item new

Returns a new instance of the ID generator.  You should do any seeding,
reading from persistence, or whatnot here.

=item generate => SCALAR

Returns some kind of unique string.  

=back

SEE ALSO

L<POE::Component::MessageQueue::Message::ID>

=head1 AUTHOR

Paul Driver <frodwith@gmail.com>