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Subject: [xsl] How to get access to Saxon processor for XSL 2.0 to install on Unix box
From: "Catherine Wilbur cwilbur@xxxxxxxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:39 -0000

We currently have the following installed.
        XSLT installed version is: libxslt-1.1.28-2 
        XPATH not sure but we are running on libxml2-2.9.1-1

How would I go about getting a version of XSL 2.0 to install for unix. 
Only using the xsltproc command to convert my XSL files using an XML 
stylesheet.  Systems department said he cannot install 2.0 unless I give 
him some third party tool to install.  If I am just using this on Unix to 
do my conversion do I need to have Saxon installed or is there something 
else for Unix.

Bridger on the listserv stated:  I don't know if you're able to request 
additional packages or ports on your Unix system, but Dr. Kay has open 
sourced two different XSLT 2.0 processors [1]. They require Java, but they 
might simplify your processing.  How would we get these open source XSLT 
2.0 processors  ie. Saxon.

Quickly reviewed the chapter on Saxon and it indicates that Saxon requires 
Java.  What if I am just using the following command to execute my XSLT 
file conversion.  Writing just Unix script to do my processing to pull the 
file from another server, archive it, do the conversion, take the 
converted file and upload it to a database table.
        xsltproc -o $inputfile $LibrStylesheet $outputfile

I went Amazon and purchased the following used books so I stop asking the 
list so many questions.  They just came in so I brought them into office 
today to help me.
        XSLT 2nd Edition Programmer's Reference by Michael Kay
        XPath 2.0 Prograqmmer's Reference by Michael Kay
        XSLT 2.0 3rd edition Programmer's Reference by Michael Kay
Ordered on more book not by Michael Kay that was recommended for people 
just new to XSLT programming.  In 10 minutes read thru the first 35 pages 
of 2nd Edition book.

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