Re: [xsl] [ANN] Saxon/C - Saxon for the C/C++ and PHP platforms

Subject: Re: [xsl] [ANN] Saxon/C - Saxon for the C/C++ and PHP platforms
From: Adam Retter <adam.retter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2013 19:48:30 +0000
That is great news :-)

If you are inclined to share them, I would love to hear more about the
process and what your thoughts were when you were evaluating LLVM and
why you went with JET?

So we need to create a libxslt2 bridge now right?

On 28 November 2013 18:59, Michael Kay <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> We're pleased to announce an alpha release of Saxon/C - Saxon-HE for the
C/C++ and PHP platforms.
> Details here:
> The product is cross-compiled from Saxon 9.5 using the JET Excelsior
compiler. The alpha release provides C/C++ and PHP APIs for XSLT only; we
expect to expand the range to all Saxon editions and capabilities in due
course. Like Saxon on .NET, the product is single-sourced from the Java master
code, so we expect it to remain in sync with new releases on the Java
> We're hoping this product will fill a major gap that has existed for far too
long, making XSLT 2.0 available to the large developer community using PHP and
associated tools.
> Michael Kay and O'Neil Delpratt
> Saxonica

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