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Re: Saxon/Xalan extensions written by Norman Walsh for docbook-xsl

On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 01:48:08PM +0100, Daniel Leidert wrote:
> Am Dienstag, den 27.02.2007, 11:20 +0100 schrieb Marcus Better:
> > Daniel Leidert wrote:
> > 
> > > Just in SVN. There is no source-tarball.
> > 
> > But I see the sources for the extensions are contained in the docbook-xsl
> > tarball (1.72.0), but either they are not in the 1.71 version, or the
> > sources have been stripped from the Debian tarball (which would be a
> > mistake, only the jars should be removed).
> Hm, true. Didn't recognize this. The directory was removed in revision
> 1.68.1.dfsg.1-0.1. I simply did the same, when I overtook
> maintainership.
> > In any case the natural solution would be to package the latest docbook-xsl,
> > and have it build the Java extensions as well. I can probably help with
> > this if you like.
> In every case, I would appreciate your help. But if Michael Smith really
> offers splitting the source, I would prefer this way and put it into
> pkg-java (it's simple - the java guys probably have more knowledge about
> Java, saxon and xalan than I have - I have just some basic Java
> knowledge).

This makes only real sense when the java part has no dependency on a
special version of the non-java docbook-xsl. If it has it would be MUCH
easier to do it all in one source package. We can help you with this
even if its not under the pkg-java umbrella.

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