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Scripting Extensions in XSLT?

Siegfried Heintze
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Joined: Aug 11, 2000
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Xalan has a nonstandard feature whereby you can have javascript embedded in your XSL to be executed by your XSLT. Alternatively you can call compiled java functions from your XSLT.

(1) Do other XSLTs have similar features (like saxon)?
(2) Is the ibm/apache/xalan implementation limited to java and javascript or can I use other languages too like groovy, jython and others? Anyone have an example? I queried the groovy email list and they thought it would be possible but apparently no one as tried it. I think I asked the Xalan email list too (about specifically groovy scripting) but know one responded.
(3) Do other implementations support other languages for custom extensions? Can anyone point me to any examples? I am particularly interested in XSLT 2 complaint ones.

Gamini Sirisena
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Joined: Aug 05, 2008
Posts: 378
Have you read this article here ?

Hope this will answer some of your questions
I agree. Here's the link:
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