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Effective XML: 50 Specific Ways to Improve Your XML by Elliotte Rusty Harold

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Apache

If, like over half of web masters, you're using the Apache HTTP server, you have numerous options for serving XML documents by transforming them through XSLT. These range from simple third-party modules like mod-xslt to full-blown application servers such as Cocoon and AxKit.

Cocoon started its life as a “simple servlet for XSL styling of XML content”[1] like the Saxon and Xalan servlets discussed previously. However, in the last few years it has become much more. Unlike the sample servlets discussed so far, the Cocoon application server is designed for production use. Cocoon can process every XML document a server serves, not just transforming it with XSLT but also merging in XIncludes, integrating the results of SQL queries, producing ...

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