[Mono-list] mono still using libxml2 and libxslt - XslCompiledTransform still a stub ?

Atsushi Eno atsushi at ximian.com
Fri Dec 8 11:15:59 EST 2006

There are the lines below in ChangeLog. You haven't read the entire

> 2005-04-03  Ben Maurer  <bmaurer at ximian.com>
> 	* *.cs: Kill unmanaged xslt and the multiplexing hack.

Atsushi Eno

Peter Vandenabeele wrote:
> On 12/8/06, Robert Jordan <robertj at gmx.net> wrote:
>> Peter Vandenabeele wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> In the file
>>>   ../mono-1.2.20061127/mcs/class/System.XML/System.Xml.Xsl/ChangeLog
>>> I read in an entry of 2003-01-22 that the XslTransform.cs implementation
>>> uses libxml2 and libxslt for the Load and Transform methods.
>>> I am confused if that is still currently the case or not.
>> I read in a stone carved entry from 3000 BC that the earth is a disk.
>> I'm now confused :-)
> Well, part of the reply may be that somewhere between 3000 Before Christ
> and 2000 After Christ someone proved and published that the world is not
> a disk, but a sphere and turning around the sun :-)
> [and he was murdered by Christian extremists for that statement, if I
>  remember well from history lessons :-/ ]
> So, in parallel, I searched hard, but could not find the Changelog that
> mentioned that the XsltTransform now was not longer implemented
> through those external libraries (if that is the answer I should imply
> from your repsonse).
>> As you already were in the correct folder, what makes you
>> think the implementation is still based on unmanaged libs?
> Because I am quite new to this whole XSLT processing and I did not
> understand where e.g. the
>   XslTransform (s) . Process (input, output, args, resolver)
> and the
>   Load (arguments ...)
> is eventually implemented. So, I thought that it maybe was a call to an
> external library.
> And I repeat, sorry to be fairly uninformed here ... if you could point me to
> the right documentation, I will go there and try not to ask dumb questions
> again ;-)
> Peter
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