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David Maus M. A.

Provide a random UUID to XSLT with XProc p:uuid

David Maus, 19. Feb 2018

Create a step that acts as source of the UUID. The step provides an XML document with a single uuid-element at its primary output port result. The uuid has a single attribute value which contains the UUID as value.

<p:uuid version="4" match="@value" name="uuid-source">
  <p:input port="source">
      <uuid value=""/>

Connect the step to the p:with-param inside the p:xslt step.

  <p:with-param name="uuid" select="/uuid/@value">
    <p:pipe step="uuid-source" port="result"/>