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

Subject: Re: [xsl] question about generate-id()
From: Andrew Welch <andrew.j.welch@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 8 Aug 2010 17:07:47 +0100
> Is there a good reason why a conforming implementation of generate-id()
> couldn't return a UUID or similar? Presumably the processor could
> generate an id however it does it now, generate a UUID with that id as a
> key, and return the UUID wherever it would normally return the id. It
> doesn't sound to me like it would be hard to code or expensive to run.
> Would that be one way to keep everyone happy?

...but it could still conflict with an existing user created id
(however unlikely, but that is the theme of the thread)

Andrew Welch

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