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Subject: Re: [xsl] [ANN] Saxon-CE 1.1 available as open source
From: Hank Ratzesberger <xml@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2013 17:56:42 -0800

Hello Michael,

I would have expected a thunderous Hear! Hear!

Thank you,

On Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 10:24 AM, Michael Kay <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> We are pleased to announce that Saxon-CE 1.1 is now available as an open
> source product. This is Saxonica's implementation of XSLT 2.0 for the
> browser.
> Details are here: http://www.saxonica.com/ce/index.xml
> If you haven't come across Saxon-CE, it's not only XSLT 2.0 running on the
> browser doing the kind of things you might have done with XSLT 1.0, but it's
> a complete programming language for web applications, doing all the things
> you would otherwise have needed to do in Javascript.
> If you want to see the product in action, open the documentation, which is
> delivered as a Saxon-CE application. The documentation also gives background
> information about the design thinking behind the product and the way it was
> built.
> We hope that by making this technology open source, we are removing one of
> the big obstacles to the use of XSLT 2.0, and indeed to the use of XML and
> XSLT on the web. We hope to see lots of exciting applications in the months
> ahead.
> Michael Kay
> Saxonica

Hank Ratzesberger

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