Re: [xsl] Random number

Subject: Re: [xsl] Random number
From: "G. Ken Holman" <gkholman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2003 08:20:13 -0400
At 2003-09-24 12:25 +0100, Ricardo Saraiva wrote:
I need generate a random number and concatenate with "x" to put like a
ID in a node. These numbers have to be always different.

<node id="x121334">
<node id="x133543">

Can somebody help me?

Do they need to be random, or do they just need to be different?

If they just need to be different, and you are creating an output node from a corresponding input node, then use the generate-id() on the input node and you will get a unique value in that run of the stylesheet for every node.

I hope this helps.

................. Ken

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