java -cp saxon9ee.jar net.sf.saxon.Version
SAXON from Saxonica (build 042114)

 java -cp saxon9ee.jar com.saxonica.config.Verifier saxon-license.lic
Exception in thread "main" net.sf.saxon.trans.LicenseException: invalid encoding for signature
        at com.saxonica.config.Verifier.configure(
        at com.saxonica.config.Verifier.readLicenseFile(
        at com.saxonica.config.Verifier.main(
alex@sun:~/UTSWEBClientWork/Lech/005 - DK Schema/Code/automation/calabash$

I was always under the assumption that 9ee works basically as a He when using the basic key as follows,, is there something wrong with the key perhaps?

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On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 1:25 PM, Michael Kay <> wrote:
On 28/10/2011 13:18, Alex Muir wrote:
> invalid encoding for signature
I haven't seen this one before. It could be some kind of license key
corruption? (Is the transformation doing anything that needs a license key?)

Is the JAR file usable without a license key? - try to run

java -cp calabash/saxon9ee.jar net.sf.saxon.Version


Is the license key usable on its own? - try to run

java -cp calabash/saxon9ee.jar com.saxonica.config.Verifier

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