RE: [xsl] Dumb questions from a newbie

Subject: RE: [xsl] Dumb questions from a newbie
From: "Michael Kay" <michael.h.kay@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2001 16:33:42 -0000
> My question is about being able to write xsl to pull data out of mdb
> files?  Is this possible?

mdb is Microsoft Access I assume?

Yes, it's quite possible, but you have to become familiar with writing
extension functions. With Saxon this means using Java and JDBC. There are
example extensions in Saxon to *write* to a database via a JDBC driver (I
actually use Microsoft Access for testing), and it's not hard to extrapolate
from these to query a database via SQL SELECT statements. If you ask on the
Saxon list at SourceForge, you'll probably find another user with code that
will get you started.

Mike Kay

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