This definitely fixed the problem.





From: [] On Behalf Of Michael Kay
Sent: Tuesday, 15 February, 2005 13:00
Subject: RE: [saxon] DOMSource/Result support removed in Saxon 8.3?


Please see the description of changes for this release (the section headed "DOM level 3 support").


In particular, if you want to use a DOMSource or DOMResult, you must ensure that the classpath contains both saxon8-dom.jar, and the JAXP 1.3 version of dom.jar.


Support for DOM is no longer in the main saxon8.jar file because of DOM incompatibilities between JDK 1.4 and JDK 1.5 - it was the only way I could find to make Saxon work on both versions.


I'll think about improving these error messages...


Michael Kay




From: [] On Behalf Of Gil Tayar
Sent: 15 February 2005 10:15
Subject: [saxon] DOMSource/Result support removed in Saxon 8.3?

After moving from 8.2 to 8.3, we got the following exceptions:

java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Unknown type of source class javax.xml.transform.dom.DOMSource at net.sf.saxon.event.Sender.send(

at net.sf.saxon.event.Sender.send(




Unknown type of result: class javax.xml.transform.dom.DOMResult

  (java.lang.IllegalArgumentException)java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Unknown type of result: class javax.xml.transform.dom.DOMResult 



Looking at the code (, I believe), we noticed that support for these Results has been commented out.


Is this temporary, or a sign of things to come? If temporary, is there a timeline for correction?



Gil Tayar


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