Re: Saxon/Xalan extensions written by Norman Walsh for docbook-xsl
Daniel Leidert <email@example.com>, 2007-02-27 11:47 +0100:
> Update: The docbook-xsl upstream is willing to release a separate
> (source-)tarball for the extension Java classes (maybe as
(I contacted Daniel about this after reading a message he posted
over on the docbook-apps list).
I'm currently the person handling the upstream docbook-xsl
releases. I'm a Debian user and would be glad to build and release
a separate upstream package of the DocBook XSL Java extensions, if
I can get confirmation here that it will actually get packaged for
Debian. I could probably get it done within the next 10 days or so.
I thought that at one time Mark Johnson had packaged the
extensions, but maybe I'm just imagining that -- and even so, if
he did it was long ago and I guess if those packages existed they
wouldn't fit with current Debian Java policy guidelines.
Anway, we have a sort of more recent precedent in the
docbook-xsl-java package that Ville Skyttä put together a few
years ago for the JPackage project:
That's a source package from with couple of binary packages are
built: docbook-xsl-java-saxon and docbook-xsl-java-xalan (there
are different versions of the extensions for those two different