ID and tag value uniqueness, how?

Ronald Bourret rbourret at
Thu Oct 29 09:44:28 GMT 1998

Glenn R. Kronschnabl wrote

> I want each action item to have a *unique* number that can
> automatically be validated during the parser process.

The other thing to consider is whether the parser will even enforce uniqueness.  This is a validity constraint, and lots of parsers don't enforce validity.  So your choice is either to always use a known, validating parser or write the enforcement code yourself.

-- Ron Bourret

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