Re: Definite list of XSLT 2.0 processors?
Hi, (posted this under the wrong email address) We are told that MarkLogic is building an XSL 2.0 proc for their XMLDB. Also, though it seems a ways away, eXist XMLDB has an XSL 2.0 proc under development. These would big wins for XSL. best, -Rob On Jan 11, 2010, at 1:28 PM, Abel Braaksma wrote: > Hi Andrew, > > Thanks for your feedback. From the Oracle XDK homepage they still proudly mention the XSLT 2.0 support (http://www.oracle.com/technology/tech/xml/xdkhome.html) but I see no posts whatsoever mentioning the level of support it has (other then the mentions of the working draft). > > Apparently I need to install full SOA platforms to enjoy the benefits of Intel's or IBM's processor. Maybe I'll drop them a line to ask whether they plan to release their processors as separate products ;-) > > I totally like Saxon, but I think it'd be good if there's some competition. It'd be even better if the still growing .NET community be better served. > > Kind regards, > Abel Braaksma > > Andrew Welch wrote: >> Hi Abel, >> >> The Oracle processor was pretty limited the last time I used it (June >> 08) however it may have improved since then... more information is >> here: http://download.oracle.com/docs/cd/B19306_01/appdev.102/b14252/adx_ref_standa rds.htm#BABGDJHF >> >> Intel and IBM have both released processors, but both as part of >> larger commercial software so its not straightforward to just pick out >> and use their processors - I haven't used either of them, and haven't >> really heard them mentioned on the list. >> >> cheers >> andrew >> >> 2010/1/11 Abel Braaksma <abel.online@xxxxxxxxx>: >> >>> Happy New Year to everybody! >>> >>> While slowly getting my hands back into XSLT 2.0 again, I was wondering >>> whether the past one and a half years (yes, I admit, I was a bit "out") any >>> new XSLT 2.0 processor or plan thereof has seen the light. Here's what my >>> memory gives and what I deducted from my copy of the xsl-list: >>> >>> -- Gestalt, Eiffel XSLT 2.0 processor far in progress, but ceased further >>> development in Nov. 2008, open source >>> -- Saxon, Java XSLT 2.0 SA and Basic, fully functional, both commercial and >>> open source editions >>> -- Altova, XSLT 2.0 command line only (aka AltovaXML), fully functional, >>> known bugs, closed source, free >>> -- Oracle 10g XSLT 2.0 processor, closed source, free separate download, >>> unclear development status, pre-Rec >>> -- Microsoft had plans for XSLT 2.0 for .NET 3.5, but no real new news seen >>> since, not included in .NET 4.0 >>> -- XSLT 2.0 features implemented with XSLT 1.0: remember the plan, can't >>> seem to find it, it would be limited though >>> >>> That is: 4 processors actually developed, some half-baked plans, one (two if >>> we count SA + B double) real XSLT 2.0 processor, one XSLT 2.0 commercial >>> processor (AltovaXML) with a disputed reputation and reliability. Is that >>> the current status still? Does anybody know of another commercial or open >>> implementation that's missing from this list? >>> >>> I'm particularly surprised about MS, esp. now that more and more of their >>> new technology is based on XSLT and XML. Internally, they've implemented the >>> XPath 2.0 datamodel, but that's all so far it seems. >>> >>> Kind regards to everyone, >>> >>> Abel
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