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Feature request: generate-id() values unique from ID values

From: G. Ken Holman <gkholman@cranesoftwrights.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2000 16:48:34 +0800
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To: XSL Editors <xsl-editors@w3.org>
Hi again!

I'm not sure of the justification of the statement: "There is no guarantee 
that a generated unique identifier will be distinct from any unique IDs 
specified in the source document." since the implementer could review any 
pre-existing ID-typed attribute values in the built tree and avoid such 
values when ascribing generate-id() values.

Is this something that could be changed such that there *is* a guarantee?

Thanks!

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


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