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James DurningSubject: guid generator in xslt?
Author: James Durning
Date: 12 Nov 2004 12:33 PM
Does anyone know of a GUID generator in XSLT? need to add a guid to each row in my xml.

Tony LavinioSubject: guid generator in xslt?
Author: Tony Lavinio
Date: 12 Nov 2004 02:20 PM
GUID components come from a mixture of current date/time and
spacially-unique (i.e. MAC address) components. Neither of
these are available directly to XSLT; they would have to be
supplied by extensions. There is also a ranomizing component,
which is typically gotten by calling some cryptographically
random number function. And, a little bit of bit-shifting is

In other words, this is not a good fit for straight XSLT.

However, it may still be possible to do something either with
Java or another method. If you cannot call a local library to
generate one (try 'GUID generator' on Google for some pointers),
you can build your own based on what is located here:


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