From: Michael Kay <mike@sa...> - 2006-07-29 08:30:54
> I'm attemting to guage the effort it would take to get Saxon
> running on Server 2003.
> Right now I'm using ASP.
> Can anyone confirm the following assumptions:
> -I will need to move from ASP to .NET to use the DLLs
> included with this package
Yes, I believe that's true.
-The DLLs can't be used at all
> without the help of Visual Studio
No, I think you can use any compilation environment you like. You can invoke
compilers directly from the command line, or you can use third-party
alternatives to Visual Studio. If you're developing apps in ASP.NET or
VB.NET, though, VS would be your obvious choice.
-Once this is done, I will
> need to use Visual Studio indefinitely
Again, no. At run-time you don't need any kind of IDE at all.
-If I do all of this,
> all of my other XSLs should translate over from MSXML nicely
> (with some reworking)
Yes: provided they don't make heavy use of Microsoft extensions such as