Re: [xsl] Extensions in AltovaXML

Subject: Re: [xsl] Extensions in AltovaXML
From: "Vladimir Nesterovsky" <vladimir@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2008 06:32:23 -0700
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> From: "Florent Georges" <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, October 30, 2008 2:51 PM
> To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [xsl] Extensions in AltovaXML
> Michael Kay wrote:
> > Nice to see also that they have followed conventions which are
> > very close to those used by Saxon, meaning that it should be
> > possible (as far as I can see from a quick reading) to write
> > stylesheets that use Java or .NET extensions and work with both
> > products.
>   Unless one has to use product-specific implementation of the
> extension (which is likely to be the case.)  Because that mechanism
> involves using the qualified class name directly in the stylesheet,
> without any kind of indirection.
>   (well, I speak for Java at least)

This can be factored out withing xslt itself.
One may define xslt stylesheet with xslt functions wrapping extension 
It's possible conditionally include vendor specific versions 
Vladimir Nesterovsky

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