Saxon goes commercial

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That's a milestone in XSLT technology life - the most famous Java XSLT processor Saxon goes commercial. Here is what Michael Kay (author of Saxon and XSLT 2.0 editor) writes:

In March 2004 I founded Saxonica Limited to provide ongoing development and support of Saxon as a commercial venture. My intent is to continue to produce the basic (non-schema-aware) version of Saxon as an open source product, while at the same time delivering professional services and additional modules (including a schema-aware processor) as commercial offerings.
Well, that was predicted. The complexity schema added to XSLT closes the era of one-man XSLT processors.
Another interesting quote from Mike - about Saxon processor (it's not "XSLT processor" anymore, but "collection of tools" as it supports XPath 1.0, XSLT 1.0, XPath 2.0, XSLT 2.0 and XQuery 1.0) name:
The name Saxon was chosen because originally it was a layer on top of SAX. Also, it originally used the Aelfred parser (among others); Aelfred of course was a Saxon king...

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