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Please refer this http://docs.oracle.com/cd/B13789_01/server.101/b10739/omf.htm
Your questions are answered in the above document. I have most of my databases on OMF and I leave it to Oracle on assigning the names.
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Even if you explicitly specify the name for a file, ASM will actually creates the filename with OMF standard and explicit name will be just alias for that file.
Wanted to get opinions on what dbas prefer: let asm handle naming or explicitly name your datafiles? +DATA/orcl/datafile/products.133.84672930 or +DATA/orcl/datafile/products01.dbf Reasons? Ease of maintenance, backup/recover, etc?
So no need specify the name.