Version 17.1 by Nicolas Gregoire on 2012/01/10 14:28

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

Supported version

Depending on the engine 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-PE 9.x (commercial) : XSLT 2.0 + selected features from XSLT 3.0
  • Saxon-EE 9.x (commercial) : XSLT 2.0 + partial support of XSLT 3.0

Command line

Saxon 6.x

$> saxon-xslt foo.xml foo.xsl

Saxon-B 9.x

$> saxonb-xslt foo.xml foo.xsl

Identification strings

Saxon 6.x

 xsl:vendorSAXON 6.5.5 from Michael Kay

Saxon-B 9.x

 xsl:vendorSAXON from Saxonica

Special features

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


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