Version 12.1 by Nicolas Gregoire on 2012/01/10 14:23

Saxon designs a family of Java and .Net based XSLT engines by Saxonica.

Supported version

Depending on the version used :

  • Saxon 6.x (open source) : XSLT 1.0
  • Saxon-B 9.x (open source) : XSLT 2.0
  • Saxon-HE 9.x (open source) : XSLT 2.0
  • Saxon-EE 9.x (commercial) : XSLT 2.0 + partial support of XSLT 3.0
  • Saxon-PE 9.x (commercial) : XSLT 2.0 + selected features from XSLT 3.0

Command line

$> saxon-xslt foo.xml foo.xsl (XSLT 1.0)
$> saxonb-xslt foo.xml foo.xsl (XSLT 2.0)

Identification strings

 xsl:vendorSAXON from SaxonicaSAXON 6.5.5 from Michael Kay

Special features

  • File creation
  • Code execution
  • Java properties
  • Misc extensions


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