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Subject: Re: question on random numbers for browser XSLT
From: Hermann Stamm-Wilbrandt <STAMMW@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2009 15:48:01 +0200
Re:  question on random numbers for browser XSLT
> Now back on topic, could you use random.org or a similar online random
> number generator?
I tried that, but
- that would be no difference to the PERL solution on my own website
  (which acts as a local web service).
- it simply does not work to access any document which does not reside
  on the same domain as the XML file by web browser security.
  That is the reason for my statement highlighted by ">>".

  This is no problem is the author of a XML/XSLT also is allowed
  to place a PERL script/Web service on the same domain he installs
  the XML/XSLT onto [which is no problem for me since it is my own :-)].

>  After some playing around I found below (not pure XSLT) solution.
>> Important is that the PERL script lives in the same domain as the
>> stylesheet. You may try it out (random number "0-5") by clicking here:
>  http://stamm-wilbrandt.de/en/xsl-list/random/rand6.xml)



Mit besten Gr|_en / Best wishes,

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Not to get off topic, but outside the community of IT professionals, IE
clearly dominates. Depending on the target audience, IE might account
for more than 95% of browser share.

I /still/ find websites that tell me to use IE instead of Firefox.

Now back on topic, could you use random.org or a similar online random
number generator?

Martin Honnen wrote:
> Vladimir Nesterovsky wrote:
>> Usually you may access javascript from browser's xslt.
>
> With IE and MSXML you can use JScript or VBScript using the
> msxsl:script extension element. However as far as I am aware other
> browsers (Mozilla, Opera, Safari) do not offer any such feature so
> saying "usually you may access javascript" does not really describe it.
>

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