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Subject AW: Ant documentation
Date Wed, 09 Mar 2005 15:54:20 GMT
> >It's often frustrating, like IE eating up the space text nodes,
> >so the XML syntax highlighting I describe above doesn't work with
> >IE, and needs to be done with a proper (standard compliant) XSL
> >engine (Xalan, Saxon, FireFox's XSL engine, etc...), but it's
> >rewarding work ;-) I like it's functional model.
> >
> >XSL 2.0 looks very promising has an improvement over 1.0,
> >being even more functional, and having regexp and sequences,
> >but that requires Saxon. I don't know how people feel about
> >a Saxon 8.x dependency.
> >  
> >
> This should not be too much of a problem. It will be used
> during the build phase (in the same way that junit is used),
> and maybe using <libraries>, however it would be nicer
> just to use xalan.

We have a more "non-standard" dependency than JUnit (which is nearly in
every project :) :   jakarta-site  for generating the homepage from xdocs.

If Saxon is only need during the build process of Ant and if its free, we
use that - if it´s really better that "our own" (ASF) xsl engine.


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