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Subject: RE: [xsl] Can Saxon be made to understand Xalan extensions?
From: "Michael Kay" <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2005 16:05:45 -0000

You can't make Saxon understand Xalan extensions, but you can use the Saxon

In Saxon 8.x you can use the XSLT 2.0 standard feature xsl:result-document,
so in fact you don't even need a Saxon extension.

Michael Kay

> 1. My own stylesheets have some problem running Xalan, I get 
> OutOfMemory (or 
> was it StackOverflow). Saxon works without problems.
> 2. I also use in the same system, docbook.sf.net which says 
> that Xalan doesn't 
> work against that set. Norman recommends (among others) Saxon.
> 3. A new thrid-party stylesheet I would like to use, uses a 
> Xalan extension, 
> http://xml.apache.org/xalan/redirect, which Saxon complains about.
> Is there any way I can make Saxon understand how to deal with 
> this extension 
> (not including hacking Saxon's source code), or to make Saxon 
> delegate the 
> entire transformation to the JDK1.4 default transformer ??
> Alternatively, is there a Saxon equivalent?  The 'redirect' 
> allows me to 
> output to other files than what is given as the output 
> stream, and this 
> stylesheet use this to create a set of reports in one transformation 
> invocation.
> Cheers
> Niclas
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