Re: [xsl] database and XSL

Subject: Re: [xsl] database and XSL
From: Florent Georges <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 7 Dec 2009 15:39:33 +0000 (GMT)
a kusa wrote:


> I have a requirement to be able to read from a data
base and
> map the data to an xml file.

> Is it possible to write sql
statements in XSLT 2.0? My google
> did not give me good result set.

  Not in
a standard way, but you can write your own extensions,
or use existing one.
Saxon for instance comes with such an
extension (not sure it is in 9.2 HE, but
normally it is in 9.1

  But when I have such a requirement (well, that's
a bit short as
requirement, but usually this is the right way) I define a
document type, write a class that implements XMLReader, and use
this class as
the reader for the source of the transform.

  Either you create some objects
from SQL, and pass them to the
reader's ctor, or you eval the SQL statements
directly within the


Florent Georges

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