Re: [xsl] Batch Transforming help

Subject: Re: [xsl] Batch Transforming help
From: "andrew welch" <andrew.j.welch@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2006 10:14:12 +0100
On 4/27/06, Gary E. Daniels <gdaniels@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello.  Newbie here looking for some guidance.  I've been searching for a
> way to "batch"
> How do I modify the above XSL Stylesheet (FILE #2) to batch transform the
> files in FILE #1?
> I have been using XFactor (Saxon) to load the single files and transform
> them.  Will I need
> to run the batch process from the command line?  If so, I need to know what
> I need to type
> in the command line and also what folders (directories) I need to create
> and what files need
> to be placed into those folders (directories).

Saxon can transform directories - just supply a directory as the input
on the command line.  If you can use XSLT 2.0 then it has the
collection() function, so you can control the processing from within
your stylesheet.

> Or, is there an inexpensive editing/parser program that has batch
> processing capabilities?

You could check out kernow: which was written
primarily for running batch transforms (a newer version coming soon
with Saxon 8.7.1 and some bug fixes).

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