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From Mathias Bauer <>
Subject Re: saxon
Date Mon, 29 Aug 2011 16:31:41 GMT
Am 29.08.2011 17:41, schrieb Pedro F. Giffuni:

> Looking a bit into Matthias' list, there's the saxon issue.
> I looked for a replacement and it would look like the
> Apache Xalan project could be an alternative:
> If, for some reason, we want to keep saxon, please note:
> - In principle it would seem like it's required by doc
> developers only, right? So in principle we shouldn't
> require it unless we are regenerating the help files.
> BTW, the DITA toolkit also uses saxon.
> - The version we use is extremely outdated and without support
> of any kind. I would recommend checking out the Homepage and
> adopt either the last Saxon-B or, preferable, Saxon-HE.
> Also the saxon patch in OO mentions a bug in ant that was
> solved long ago.

saxon is used at least for our xslt filters (or only for some of them, I
don't know). Until noone investigated that further, we can't exclude
that we need a replacement.


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