Is there an XSLT Processor for Macintosh?
J. David Eisenberg has just made available MacTransform,
an XSLT processor for Macintosh based on a piece of the Apache
XML Project's Xalan. Thank you, David!
Why don't the XSLT examples always work when viewed directly with
Well, it's true that Internet Explorer has some
support for XSLT, but unfortunately, it supports an early, non-standard
version (and then added non-standard features on top of that). Since
Microsoft has promised to add support for the now standard XSLT
recommendation, I decided to stick to those standard specifications
when covering XSLT in my book. Hopefully, IE6 will be able to transform
XML files with standard XSLT (like that used in my examples) properly.
Until then, I recommend the use of a standalone XSLT processor
that does support the official XSLT
specifications: like Saxon