Re: [xsl] question about generate-id()

Subject: Re: [xsl] question about generate-id()
From: Dave Pawson <davep@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 7 Aug 2010 18:41:53 +0100
On Sat, 07 Aug 2010 17:56:59 +0100
Michael Kay <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> >> I don't follow your argument, Dave.  An input document's
> >> identifiers have *no* relationship to generate-id().
> >>      
> > Lets agree to differ on that one then Ken.
> >
> >    
> Well, Ken is saying what the spec says, and Dave is saying what he
> would like it to say instead, and it's not logically inconsistent
> that these two things should be different.
> There are certainly use cases where a function generate-new-id() 
> specified as Dave would like might be useful. You could code it like
> this:

Yet another kludge Mike.

IMHO the definition (English) is wrong.

I'll leave it at that. 



Dave Pawson

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