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Re: XML Calabash and Saxon 9.4

From: Romain Deltour <rdeltour@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2011 20:45:53 +0100
Message-Id: <A9F43DB1-9210-462F-97DB-29D38D84936D@gmail.com>
To: XProc Dev <xproc-dev@w3.org>
Option #1 is OK for me.

Since I had to look it up, here's the link to the changes in 9.4:
http://saxonica.com/documentation/changes/intro.xml

Romain.

On 19 déc. 2011, at 20:03, Norman Walsh wrote:

> Ok world,
> 
> Here's the deal: I want to make XML Calabash work with Saxon 9.4. And
> I'm sure I can. But some of the underlying Saxon APIs have changed, so
> if I do, then it won't work with Saxon 9.3 anymore.
> 
> 1. I can just announce that as of some version, Saxon 9.4 is required.
> 
> 2. Or I can go to the trouble of providing abstractions around the
>   changed APIs and adapting to whatever version of Saxon is present.
> 
> Choice 1 is easy easy for me, impossible for you with Saxon 9.3.
> 
> Choice 2 is hard for me and will eventually have to be ripped out as
> I'm sure that sooner or later I'll write new code that uses 9.4 APIs
> and I'm not likely to be willing (or possibly even able) to back-port
> those changes to 9.3.
> 
> So, if choice 1 is hugely inconvenient for you, now would be the time
> to say something.
> 
>                                        Be seeing you,
>                                          norm
> 
> -- 
> Norman Walsh
> Lead Engineer
> MarkLogic Corporation
> Phone: +1 413 624 6676
> www.marklogic.com
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