From: Giuseppe Briotti <g.briotti@gm...> - 2011-06-09 12:27:05
> Message: 3
> Date: Thu, 09 Jun 2011 10:44:16 +0100
> From: Michael Kay <mike@...>
> Subject: Re: [saxon] HowTo [was Re: any example about
> To: saxon-help@...
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>> Really interesting! Michael, I've found similar problem (not
>> exhaustive docs) implementing custom extension for Saxon HE. I saved
>> the day looking at the source code and some example provided on the
>> web . Do you think could be useful a HowTo section on Saxonica or
>> Sourceforge web site? Anyway, thanks for you effort!
> There's always scope for providing more information, but very often with
> Saxon the problem is that the information exists but is hard to find,
> because there is so much available in a wide variety of places. Most
> things I do make this problem worse rather than better...
> But I'm aware that the section
> could do with some simple examples. There are in fact examples in the
> saxon-resources download file.
> A particular frustration for me is that google searches for Saxon
> information often return results that point to old releases or to
> non-authoritative blog articles and the like.
I agree... this is exactly what I mean, sorry if I was unclear :-)
I succeeded in extension writing by combining the saxonica page (with correct
references) and the link posted in previous message (with code snippet).
"Alme Sol, curru nitido diem qui
promis et celas aliusque et idem
nasceris, possis nihil urbe Roma
From: Andrew Welch <andrew.j.welch@gm...> - 2011-06-09 12:32:46
>> A particular frustration for me is that google searches for Saxon
>> information often return results that point to old releases or to
>> non-authoritative blog articles and the like.
> I agree... this is exactly what I mean, sorry if I was unclear :-)
A few things you can do:
1. include site:saxonica.com in your google search
2. change the date on the google search to be more recent (within the
last year for example)
3. search the saxon-help list on markmail: