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Support for xsltxt within ant
     posted by alexmoffat, Sun 03 Nov 2002 10:34:39 PM UTC - 0 replies

It's now possible to use xsltxt to transform files from within Ant. This can be done in two ways, by adding the processor attribute to a style task, or by using an xsltxt task as a replacement for the style task. More information available at

Improved Files
     posted by alexmoffat, Sun 03 Nov 2002 10:30:34 PM UTC - 0 replies

There are now three files available.
xsltxt-src.tar.gz - source code
xsltxt-bin.jar.gz - jar file contaning only xsltxt code
xsltxt-bin-full.jar.gz - jar file containing xsltxt code plus all supporting libararies

New Binary Distribution
     posted by alexmoffat, Thu 31 Oct 2002 04:33:10 AM UTC - 0 replies

I've changed the files in the "Files" area to conform to the Savannah standards. I've also included in the "binary" file (xsltxt-bin.jar.gz) all of the code needed to run xsltxt in a standalone mode. This means it includes logj4, ...

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Improved Exception Messages
     posted by alexmoffat, Thu 31 Oct 2002 04:27:50 AM UTC - 0 replies

To make it easier to correct syntax errors in xsltxt files I've added location information to the SyntaxException. You should now get a line number and indent that is at least close to the location of the error when the syntax of the xsltxt file is incorrect. The actual syntax problems are detected by the xslt processor, not the xsltxt reader, so this system depends somewhat on the processor reporting problems soon after it is fed tokens.

Added simple emacs xsltxt mode
     posted by alexmoffat, Wed 30 Oct 2002 09:58:27 PM UTC - 0 replies

I've checked into cvs a simple emacs mode that provides syntax highlighting for xslt. It makes it much easier to edit stylesheets.

Added param function. More tests
     posted by alexmoffat, Thu 28 Feb 2002 01:45:37 PM UTC - 0 replies

Additional functionality added to the param statement. The common situation of passing a short string as the value of a parameter can be expressed using "param_name"%"param_value" in a similar way to the case where the the value of the parameter is a select. This situation could be expressed as "param_name":"param_value".

Works with latest xalan.
     posted by alexmoffat, Wed 27 Feb 2002 04:50:02 AM UTC - 0 replies

Changed a couple of lines so that the code works with the latest xalan build. Updated the README file. Added a first suite of tests.

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