I've looked around
Google and the archives of this list, but didn't find much on this question, so
am asking here.....
Has anyone managed
to call Saxon from Perl? Not just launch it; I have a lot of files to run
through the same XSLT, so would like to compile the XSLT once and then apply it
to many files. I also want to be able to do some messy entity processing in Perl
at the beginning and end (well, maybe I shouldn't really say I "want"
I found a
semi-standard Perl API for xslt processers, but didn't find Saxon mentioned as
being supported for it. And then I found Perl's "inline" module (http://search.cpan.org/~ingy/Inline-0.44/Inline.pod),
which lets you pull in arbitrary Java code that it will compile on first use,
and automatically build glue routines with appropritate naming conventions and
type coercion. I suspect it should be possible, but very messy, with
Has anyone done this
sort of thing, or tried and failed gloriously? I could really use the speed and
various pieces of XSLT 2 support....
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