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The change log at 
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to the SVN at
 code base.Those are the public releases made:
1.1.26: Sep 24 2009:
   -  Improvement:
    Add xsltProcessOneNode to exported symbols for lxml (Daniel Veillard)
   -  Bug fixes:
    Fix an idness generation problem (Daniel Veillard),
    595612 Try to fix some locking problems (Daniel Veillard),
    Fix a crash on misformed imported stylesheets (Daniel Veillard)

1.1.25: Sep 17 2009:
   -  Features:
      Add API versioning and various cleanups (Daniel Veillard),
      xsl:sort lang support using the locale (Nick Wellnhofer and Roumen Petrov)
   -  Documentation:
      Fix the download links for Solaris (Daniel Veillard),
      Fix makefile and spec file to include doc in rpm (Daniel Veillard)
   -  Portability:
      Make sure testThreads is linked with pthreads (Daniel Veillard),
      Fix potential crash on debug of extensions Solaris (Ben Walton),
      applied patch from Roumen Petrov for mingw cross compilation problems (Roumen Petrov),
      patch from Richard Jones to build shared libs with MinGW cross-compiler (Richard Jones),
      fix include path when compiling with MinGW (Roumen Petrov),
      portability fixes ( Nick Wellnhofer and Roumen Petrov)
   -  Bug fixes:
      Big fixes of pattern compilations (Nick Wellnhofer),
      Fix uses of xmlAddChild for error handling (Daniel Veillard),
      Detect deep recusion on function calls (Daniel Veillard),
      Avoid an error in namespace generation (Martin),
      Fix importing of encoding from included stylesheets (Nick Wellnhofer),
      Fix problems with embedded stylesheets and namespaces (Martin),
      QName parsing fix for patterns (Martin),
      Crash compiling stylesheet with DTD (Martin),
      Fix xsl:strip-space with namespace and wildcard (Nick Wellnhofer),
      Fix a mutex deadlock on unregistered extensions (Nix),
      567192 xsltproc --output option ignore --xinclude (Joachim Breitner),
      Fix redundant headers in list (Daniel Veillard),
      134754 Configure's --with-html-dir related fixes (Julio M. Merino Vidal),
      305913 a serious problem in extensions reentrancy (Daniel Veillard),
      Fix an idness issue when building the tree (Daniel Veillard),
      Fixed indexing error reported by Ron Burk on the mailing list. (William M. Brack),
      prevent some unchecked pointer accesses (Jake Goulding),
      fix for CVE-2008-2935 libexslt RC4 encryption/decryption functions Daniel (Daniel Veillard),
      avoid a quadratic behaviour when hitting duplicates (Daniel Veillard),
      544829 fixed option --with-debugger (Arun Ragnavan),
      541965 fixed incorrect argument popping in exsltMathAtan2Function (William M. Brack),
      fix problem with string check for element-available (Ron Burk),
      539741 added code to handle literal within an AVT (William M. Brack)
   -  Improvements:
      Allow use of EXSLT outside XSLT (Martin),
      Support Esperanto locale (Nick Wellnhofer),
      Change how attributes are copied for id and speed (Daniel Veillard),
      Add API versioning and various cleanups (Daniel Veillard),
      Adding a test program to check thread reentrancy (Daniel Veillard),
      big patch from  finishing xsl:sort lang support (Roumen Petrov),
      add xsl:sort lang support using the locale (Nick Wellnhofer)
   -  Cleanups:
      Label xsltProcessOneNode as static (Daniel Veillard),
      git setup (Daniel Veillard),
      fixed typo detected by new libxml2 code (William M. Brack),
      xsltExtFunctionLookup was defined but never implemented (Ralf Junker)

1.1.24: May 13 2008:
   - Documentation: man page fix (Vincent Lefevre).
   - Bug fixes: pattern bug fix, key initialization problems, exclusion of
      unknown namespaced element on top of stylesheets, python generator
      syntactic cleanup (Martin)

1.1.23: Apr  8 2008:
   - Documentation: fix links for Cygwin DocBook setup (Philippe Bourcier),
      xsltParseStylesheetDoc doc fix (Jason Viers), fix manpage default
      maxdepth value 
   - Bug fixes: python segfault (Daniel Gryniewicz), week-in-year bug fix
      (Maurice van der Pot), fix python iterator problem (William Brack),
      avoid garbage collection problems on str:tokenize and str:split
      and function results (William Brack and Peter Pawlowski) 
      superfluous re-generation of keys (William Brack), remove superfluous
      code in xsltExtInitTest (Tony Graham), func:result segfault fix
      (William Brack), timezone offset problem (Peter Pawlowski),
   - Portability fixes: old gcrypt support fix (Brent Cowgill), Python
      portability patch (Stephane Bidoul), VS 2008 fix (Rob Richard) 

1.1.22: Aug 23 2007:
   - Bug fixes: RVT cleanup problems (William Brack), exclude-result-prefix
      bug (William Brack), stylesheet compilation error handling (Rob Richards).
   - Portability fixes: improve build with VS2005 (Rob Richards), 
      fixing build on AIX (Bjorn Wiberg), fix the security file checks on
      Windows (Roland Schwarz and Rob Richards). 
   - Improvement: add an --encoding option to xsltproc (Drazen Kacar). 

1.1.21: Jun 12 2007:
   - Bug fixes: out of memory allocation errors (William Brack), 
      namespace problem on compound predicates (William Brack),
      python space/tab inconsistencies (Andreas Hanke), hook xsl:message
      to per transformation error callbacks (Shaun McCance),
      cached RVT problem (William Brack), XPath context maintainance
      on choose (William Brack), memory leaks in the math module (William
      Brack), exclude-result-prefix induced namespace problem (William
   - Build: configure setup for TRIO_REPLACE_STDIO (William Brack)
   - Documentation: updated after change from CVs to SVN (William Brack)

1.1.20: Jan 17 2007:
   - Portability fixes: strict aliasing fix (Marcus Meissner), BSD portability
      patches (Roland Illig)
   - Bug fixes: Result Value Tree handling fix (William Brack), function
      parameters fix (William), uninitialized variable (Kjartan Maraas),
      empty text node handling (William), plugin support and test fixes (William),
      fragment support fixes (William)
   - Improvements: python stylesheet compare and transform context
      access (Nic Ferrier), EXSLT string replace support (Joel Reed),
      xsltproc better low level error handling (Mike Hommey and William)

1.1.19: Nov 29 2006:
   - Bug fixes: entities within attributes (William Brack), Python detection
      problem (Joseph Sacco), in-scope namespace bug (Mike Hommey), Result
      value tree caching bug (William Brack)

1.1.18: Oct 26 2006:
   - portability and build fixes: DESTDIR problem, build paths in python
      shared lib, compile when libxml2 doesn't support XInclude (Gary Coady).
   - bug fixes: a number of namespace related bugs (Kasimier Buchcik), 
      parameters bugs (Kasimier Buchcik), proximity position in predicates
      of match patterns (Kasimier), exslt-node-set troubles with strings
      (Kasimier), CDATA serialization, Python floats and booleans XPath
      conversions, XInclude support fixes, RVT cleanup problem (William Brack
      and Kasimier), attribute checking in stylesheets (Kasimier), xsltForEach
      context problem (Kasimier), security check should pass full URLs (Shane
      Corgatelli), security cleanup patch (Mikhail Zabaluev), some python
      accessor for stylesheet were broken, memory errors when compiling 
      stylesheets (Mike Hommey), EXSLT current date end-of-month problem
      (William Brack).
   - improvements: refactoring of namespace handling, value-of impleemntation
      and template internal processing (Kasimier Buchcik), new xsltproc
      flag to apply Xinclude to stylesheets.
   - documentation: xsltproc man pages (Daniel Leidert), tests updates
      (William Brack), various typo fixes (Daniel Leidert), comments on
      versions macros (Peter Breitenlohner).

1.1.17: Jun 6 2006:
   - portability fixes: python detection
   - bug fixes: some regression tests, attribute/namespaces output (Kasimier
    Buchcik), problem in mixed xsl:value-of and xsl:text uses (Kasimier)
   - improvements: internal refactoring (Kasimier Buchcik), use of the XPath
    object cache in libxml2-2.6.25 (Kasimier)

1.1.16: May 01 2006:
   - portability fixes: EXSLT date/time on Solaris and IRIX (Albert Chin),
      HP-UX  build (Albert Chin), 
   - build fixes: Python detection(Joseph Sacco), plugin configurei
      (Joel Reed)
   - bug fixes: pattern compilation fix(William Brack), EXSLT date/time
      fix (Thomas Broyer), EXSLT function bug, potential loop on variable
      eval, startup race (Christopher Palmer), debug statement left in python
      (Nic Ferrier), various cleanup based on Coverity reports), error on
      Out of memory condition (Charles Hardin), various namespace prefixes
      fixes (Kasimier Buchcik), 
   - improvement: speed up sortingi, start of internals refactoring (Kasimier
   - documentation: man page fixes and updates (Daniel Leidert)

1.1.15: Sep 04 2005:
   - build fixes: Windows build cleanups and updates (Igor Zlatkovic),
    remove jhbuild warnings
   - bug fixes: negative number formatting (William Brack), number
    formatting per mille definition (William Brack), XInclude default values
    (William), text copy bugs (William), bug related to xmlXPathContext size,
    reuse libxml2 memory management for text nodes, dictionary text bug,
    forbid variables in match (needs libxml2-2.6.21)
   - improvements: EXSLT dyn:map (Mark Vakoc),
   - documentation: EXSLT date and time functions namespace in man (Jonathan

1.1.14: Apr 02 2005:
   - bug fixes: text node on stylesheet document without a dictionary
    (William Brack), more checking of XSLT syntax, calling xsltInit()
    multiple times, mode values interning raised by Mark Vakoc, bug in
    pattern matching with ancestors, bug in patterna matching with cascading
    select, xinclude and document() problem, build outside of source tree
    (Mike Castle)
   - improvement: added a --nodict mode to xsltproc to check problems for
    docuemtns without dictionaries

1.1.13: Mar 13 2005:
   - build fixes: 64bits cleanup (William Brack), python 2.4 test (William),
    LIBXSLT_VERSION_EXTRA on Windows (William), Windows makefiles fixes (Joel
    Reed), libgcrypt-devel requires for RPM spec.
   - bug fixes: exslt day-of-week-in-month (Sal Paradise), xsl:call-template
    should not change the current template rule (William Brack), evaluation
    of global variables (William Brack), RVT's in XPath predicates (William),
    namespace URI on template names (Mark Vakoc), stat() for Windows patch
    (Aleksey Gurtovoy), pattern expression fixes (William Brack), out of
    memory detection misses (William), parserOptions propagation (William),
    exclude-result-prefixes fix (William), // patten fix (William).
   - extensions: module support (Joel Reed), dictionary based speedups
    trying to get rid of xmlStrEqual as much as possible.
   - documentation: added Wiki (Joel Reed)

1.1.12: Oct 29 2004:
   - build fixes: warnings removal (William).
   - bug fixes: attribute document pointer fix (Mark Vakoc), exslt date
    negative periods (William Brack), generated tree structure fixes,
    namespace lookup fix, use reentrant gmtime_r (William Brack),
    exslt:funtion namespace fix (William), potential NULL pointer reference
    (Dennis Dams, William), force string interning on generated
   - documentation: update of the second tutorial (Panagiotis Louridas), add
    exslt doc in rpm packages, fix the xsltproc man page.

1.1.11: Sep 29 2004:
   - bug fixes: xsl:include problems (William Brack), UTF8 number pattern
    (William), date-time validation (William), namespace fix (William),
    various Exslt date fixes (William), error callback fixes, leak with
    namespaced global variable, attempt to fix a weird problem #153137
   - improvements: exslt:date-sum tests (Derek Poon)
   - documentation: second tutorial by Panagiotis Lourida

1.1.10: Aug 31 2004:
   - build fix: NUL in c file blocking compilation on Solaris, Windows build
    (Igor Zlatkovic)
   - fix: key initialization problem (William Brack)
   - documentation: fixed missing man page description for --path

1.1.9: Aug 22 2004:
   - build fixes: missing tests (William Brack), Python dependancies, Python
    on 64bits boxes, --with-crypto flag (Rob Richards),
   - fixes: RVT key handling (William), Python binding (William and Sitsofe
    Wheeler), key and XPath troubles (William), template priority on imports
    (William), str:tokenize with empty strings (William), #default namespace
    alias behaviour (William), doc ordering missing for main document
    (William), 64bit bug (Andreas Schwab)
   - improvements: EXSLT date:sum added (Joel Reed), hook for document
    loading for David Hyatt, xsltproc --nodtdattr to avoid defaulting DTD
    attributes, extend xsltproc --version with CVS stamp (William).
   - Documentation: web page problem reported by Oliver Stoeneberg

1.1.8: July 5 2004:
   - build fixes: Windows runtime options (Oliver Stoeneberg), Windows
    binary package layout (Igor Zlatkovic), libgcrypt version test and link
   - documentation: fix libxslt namespace name in doc (William)
   - bug fixes: undefined namespace message (William Brack), search engine
    (William), multiple namespace fixups (William), namespace fix for key
    evaluation (William), Python memory debug bindings,
   - improvements: crypto extensions for exslt (Joel Reed, William)

1.1.7: May 17 2004:
   - build fix: warning about localtime_r on Solaris
   - bug fix: UTF8 string tokenize (William Brack), subtle memory
    corruption, linefeed after comment at document level (William),
    disable-output-escaping problem (William), pattern compilation in deep
    imported stylesheets (William), namespace extension prefix bug,
    libxslt.m4 bug (Edward Rudd), namespace lookup for attribute, namespaced
    DOCTYPE name

1.1.6: Apr 18 2004:
   - 2 bug fixes about keys fixed one by Mark Vakoc

1.1.5: Mar 23 2004:
   - performance: use dictionary lookup for variables
   - remove use of _private from source documents
   - cleanup of "make tests" output
   - bugfixes: AVT in local variables, use localtime_r to avoid thread
    troubles (William), dictionary handling bug (William), limited number of
    stubstitutions in AVT (William), tokenize fix for UTF-8 (William),
    superfluous namespace (William), xsltproc error code on
    <xsl:message> halt, OpenVMS fix, dictionary reference counting

1.1.4: Feb 23 2004:
   - bugfixes: attributes without doc (Mariano Suárez-Alvarez), problem with
    Yelp, extension problem
   - display extension modules (Steve Little)
   - Windows compilation patch (Mark Vadoc), Mingw (Mikhail Grushinskiy)

1.1.3: Feb 16 2004:
   - Rewrote the Attribute Value Template code, new XPath compilation
    interfaces, dictionary reuses for XSLT with potential for serious
    performance improvements.
   - bug fixes: portability (William Brack), key() in node-set() results
    (William), comment before doctype (William), math and node-set() problems
    (William), cdata element and default namespace (William), behaviour on
    unknown XSLT elements (Stefan Kost), priority of "//foo" patterns
    (William), xsl:element and xsl:attribute QName check (William), comments
    with -- (William), attribute namespace (William), check for ?> in PI
   - Documentations: cleanup (John Fleck and William)
   - Python: patch for OS-X (Gianni Ceccarelli), enums export (Stephane

1.1.2: Dec 24 2003:
   - Documentation fixes (John Fleck, William Brack), EXSLT documentation
    (William Brack)
   - Windows compilation fixes for MSVC and Mingw (Igor Zlatkovic)
   - Bug fixes: exslt:date returning NULL strings (William Brack),
    namespaces output (William Brack),  key and namespace definition problem,
    passing options down to the document() parser, xsl:number fixes (William

1.1.1: Dec 10 2003:
   - code cleanup (William Brack)
   - Windows: Makefile improvements (Igor Zlatkovic)
   - documentation improvements: William Brack, libexslt man page (Jonathan
   - param in EXSLT functions (Shaun McCance)
   - XSLT debugging improvements (Mark Vakoc)
   - bug fixes: number formatting (Bjorn Reese), exslt:tokenize (William
    Brack), key selector parsing with | reported by Oleg Paraschenko,
    xsl:element with computed namespaces (William Brack), xslt:import/include
    recursion detection (William Brack), exslt:function used in keys (William
    Brack), bug when CDATA_SECTION are foun in the tree (William Brack),
    entities handling when using XInclude.

1.1.0: Nov 4 2003:
   - Removed DocBook SGML broken support
   - fix xsl:key to work with PIs
   - Makefile and build improvement (Graham Wilson), build cleanup (William
    Brack), macro fix (Justin Fletcher), build outside of source tree (Roumen
   - xsltproc option display fix (Alexey Efimov), --load-trace (Crutcher
   - Python: never use stdout for error
   - extension memory error fix (Karl Eichwalder)
   - header path fixes (Steve Ball)
   - added saxon:line-number() to libexslt (Brett Kail)
   - Fix some tortuous template problems when using predicates (William
   - Debugger status patch (Kasimier Buchcik)
   - Use new libxml2-2.6.x APIs for faster processing
   - Make sure xsl:sort is empty
   - Fixed a bug in default processing of attributes
   - Removes the deprecated breakpoint library
   - detect invalid names on templates (William Brack)
   - fix exslt:document (and similar) base handling problem

1.0.33: Sep 12 2003:
This is a bugfix only release   - error message missing argument (William Brack)
   - mode not cascaded in template fallbacks (William Brack)
   - catch redefinition of parameter/variables  (William Brack)
   - multiple keys with same namespace name (William Brack)
   - patch for compilation using MingW on Windows (Mikhail Grushinskiy)
   - header export macros for Windows (Igor Zlatkovic)
   - cdata-section-elements handling of namespaced names
   - compilation without libxml2 XPointer support (Mark Vadoc)
   - apply-templates crash (William Brack)
   - bug with imported templates (William Brack)
   - imported attribute-sets merging bug (DocBook) (William Brack)

1.0.32: Aug 9 2003:
   - bugfixes: xsltSaveResultToFile() python binding (Chris Jaeger), EXSLT
    function (William Brack), RVT for globals (William Brack), EXSLT date
    (William Brack),
    speed of large text output, xsl:copy with attributes, strip-space and
    namespaces prefix, fix for --path xsltproc option, EXST:tokenize (Shaun
    McCance), EXSLT:seconds (William Brack), sort with multiple keys (William
    Brack), checking of { and } for attribute value templates (William
   - Python bindings for extension elements (Sean Treadway)
   - EXSLT:split added (Shaun McCance)
   - portability fixes for HP-UX/Solaris/IRIX (William Brack)
   - doc cleanup

1.0.31: Jul 6 2003:
   - bugfixes: xsl:copy on namespace nodes, AVT for xsl:sort order, fix for
    the debugger (Keith Isdale), output filename limitation, trio.h and
    triodef.h added (Albert Chin), EXSLT node-set (Peter Breitenlohner),
    xsltChoose and whitespace (Igor Zlatkovic),
    stylesheet compilation (Igor Zlatkovic), NaN and sort (William Brack),
    RVT bug introduced in 1.0.30
   - avoid generating &quot; (fix in libxml2-2.5.8)
   - fix 64bit cleaness problem and compilation troubles introduced in
   - Windows makefile generation (Igor Zlatkovic)
   - HP-UX portability fix

1.0.30: May 4 2003:
   - Fixes and new APIs to handle Result Value Trees and avoid leaks
   - Fixes for: EXSLT math pow() function (Charles Bozeman), global
    parameter and global variables mismatch, a segfault on pattern
    compilation errors, namespace copy in xsl:copy-of, python generator
    problem, OpenVMS trio update, premature call to xsltFreeStackElem (Igor),
    current node when templates applies to attributes

1.0.29: Apr 1 2003:
   - performance improvements especially for large flat documents
   - bug fixes: Result Value Tree handling, XML IDs, keys(), extra namespace
    declarations with xsl:elements.
   - portability: python and trio fixes (Albert Chin), python on Solaris
    (Ben Phillips)

1.0.28: Mar 24 2003:
   - fixed node() in patterns semantic.
   - fixed a memory access problem in format-number()
   - fixed stack overflow in recursive global variable or params
   - cleaned up Result Value Tree handling, and fixed a couple of old bugs
    in the process

1.0.27: Feb 24 2003:
   - bug fixes: spurious xmlns:nsX="" generation, serialization bug (in
    libxml2), a namespace copy problem, errors in the RPM spec prereqs
   - Windows path canonicalization and document cache fix (Igor)

1.0.26: Feb 10 2003:
   - Fixed 3 serious bugs in document() and stylesheet compilation which
    could lead to a crash

1.0.25: Feb 5 2003:
   - Bug fix: double-free for standalone stylesheets introduced in 1.0.24, C
    syntax pbm, 3 bugs reported by Eric van der Vlist
   - Some XPath and XInclude related problems were actually fixed in
   - Documentation: emphasize taht --docbook is not for XML docs.

1.0.24: Jan 14 2003:
   - bug fixes: imported global varables, python bindings (Stéphane Bidoul),
    EXSLT memory leak (Charles Bozeman), namespace generation on
    xsl:attribute, space handling with imports (Daniel Stodden),
    extension-element-prefixes (Josh Parsons), comments within xsl:text (Matt
    Sergeant), superfluous xmlns generation, XInclude related bug for
    numbering, EXSLT strings (Alexey Efimov), attribute-sets computation on
    imports, extension module init and shutdown callbacks not called
   - HP-UX portability (Alexey Efimov), Windows makefiles (Igor and Stephane
    Bidoul), VMS makefile updates (Craig A. Berry)
   - adds xsltGetProfileInformation() (Michael Rothwell)
   - fix the API generation scripts
   - API to provide the sorting routines (Richard Jinks)
   - added XML description of the EXSLT API
   - added ESXLT URI (un)escaping (Jörg Walter)
   - Some memory leaks have been found and fixed
   - document() now support fragment identifiers in URIs

1.0.23: Nov 17 2002:
   - Windows build cleanup (Igor)
   - Unix build and RPM packaging cleanup
   - Improvement of the python bindings: extension functions and activating
   - various bug fixes: number formatting, portability for bounded string
    functions, CData nodes, key(), @*[...] patterns
   - Documentation improvements (John Fleck)
   - added libxslt.m4 (Thomas Schraitle)

1.0.22: Oct 18 2002:
   - Updates on the Windows Makefiles
   - Added a security module, and a related set of new options to
   - Allowed per transformation error handler.
   - Fixed a few bugs: node() semantic, URI escaping, media-type, attribute

1.0.21: Sep 26 2002:
   - Bug fixes: match="node()", date:difference() (Igor and Charlie
    Bozeman), disable-output-escaping
   - Python bindings: style.saveResultToString() from Ralf Mattes
   - Logos from Marc Liyanage
   - Mem leak fix from Nathan Myers
   - Makefile: DESTDIR fix from Christophe Merlet, AMD x86_64 (Mandrake),
    Windows (Igor), Python detection
   - Documentation improvements: John Fleck

1.0.20: Aug 23 2002:
   - Windows makefile updates (Igor) and x86-64 (Frederic Crozat)
   - fixed HTML meta tag saving for Mac/IE users
   - possible leak patches from Nathan Myers
   - try to handle document('') as best as possible depending in the
   - Fixed the DocBook stylesheets handling problem
   - Fixed a few XSLT reported errors

1.0.19:  July 6 2002:
   - EXSLT: dynamic functions and date support bug fixes (Mark Vakoc)
   - xsl:number fix: Richard Jinks
   - xsl:format-numbers fix: Ken Neighbors
   - document('') fix: bug pointed by Eric van der Vlist
   - xsl:message with terminate="yes" fixes: William Brack
   - xsl:sort order support added: Ken Neighbors
   - a few other bug fixes, some of them requiring the latest version of

1.0.18: May 27 2002:
   - a number of bug fixes: attributes, extra namespace declarations
    (DocBook), xsl:include crash (Igor), documentation (Christian Cornelssen,
    Charles Bozeman and Geert Kloosterman),  element-available (Richard
   - xsltproc can now list teh registered extensions thanks to Mark
   - there is a new API to save directly to a string
    xsltSaveResultToString() by Morus Walter
   - specific error registration function for the python API

1.0.17: April 29 2002:
   - cleanup in code, XSLT debugger support and Makefiles for Windows by
   - a C++ portability fix by Mark Vakoc
   - EXSLT date improvement and regression tests by Charles Bozeman
   - attempt to fix a bug in xsltProcessUserParamInternal

1.0.16: April 15 2002:
   - Bug fixes: strip-space, URL in HTML output, error when xsltproc can't
   - portability fixes: OSF/1, IEEE on alphas, Windows, Python bindings

1.0.15: Mar 25 2002:
   - Bugfixes: XPath, python Makefile, recursive attribute sets, @foo[..]
   - Debug of memory alocation with valgind
   - serious profiling leading to significant improvement for DocBook
   - revamp of the Windows build

1.0.14: Mar 18 2002:
   - Improvement in the XPath engine (libxml2-2.4.18)
   - Nasty bug fix related to exslt:node-set
   - Fixed the python Makefiles, cleanup of doc comments, Windows
    portability fixes

1.0.13: Mar 8 2002:
   - a number of bug fixes including "namespace node have no parents"
   - Improvement of the Python bindings
   - Charles Bozeman provided fixes and regression tests for exslt date

1.0.12: Feb 11 2002:
   - Fixed the makefiles especially the python module ones
   - half a dozen bugs fixes including 2 old ones

1.0.11: Feb 8 2002:
   - Change of Licence to the MIT
   - Added a beta version of the Python bindings, including support to
    extend the engine with functions written in Python
   - A number of bug fixes
   - Charlie Bozeman provided more EXSLT functions
   - Portability fixes

1.0.10: Jan 14 2002:
   - Windows fixes for Win32 from Igor
   - Fixed the Solaris compilation trouble (Albert)
   - Documentation changes and updates: John Fleck
   - Added a stringparam option to avoid escaping hell at the shell
   - A few bug fixes

1.0.9: Dec 7 2001:
   - Makefile patches from Peter Williams
   - attempt to fix the compilation problem associated to prelinking
   - obsoleted libxsltbreakpoint now deprecated and frozen to 1.0.8 API
   - xsltproc return codes are now significant, John Fleck updated the
   - patch to allow as much as 40 steps in patterns (Marc Tardif), should be
    made dynamic really
   - fixed a bug raised by Nik Clayton when using doctypes with HTML
   - patches from Keith Isdale to interface with xsltdebugger

1.0.8: Nov 26 2001:
   - fixed an annoying header problem, removed a few bugs and some code
   - patches for Windows and update of Windows Makefiles by Igor
   - OpenVMS port instructions from John A Fotheringham
   - fixed some Makefiles annoyance and libraries prelinking

1.0.7: Nov 10 2001:
   - remove a compilation problem with LIBXSLT_PUBLIC
   - Finishing the integration steps for Keith Isdale debugger
   - fixes the handling of indent="no" on HTML output
   - fixes on the configure script and RPM spec file

1.0.6: Oct 30 2001:
   - bug fixes on number formatting (Thomas), date/time functions (Bruce
   - update of the Windows Makefiles (Igor)
   - fixed DOCTYPE generation rules for HTML output (me)

1.0.5: Oct 10 2001:
   - some portability fixes, including Windows makefile updates from
   - fixed a dozen bugs on XSLT and EXSLT (me and Thomas Broyer)
   - support for Saxon's evaluate and expressions extensions added (initial
    contribution from Darren Graves)
   - better handling of XPath evaluation errors

1.0.4: Sep 12 2001:
   - Documentation updates from John fleck
   - bug fixes (DocBook  FO generation should be fixed)  and portability
   - Thomas Broyer improved the existing EXSLT support and added String,
    Time and Date core functions support

1.0.3:  Aug 23 2001:
   - XML Catalog support see the doc
   - New NaN/Infinity floating point code
   - A few bug fixes

1.0.2:  Aug 15 2001:
   - lot of bug fixes, increased the testsuite
   - a large chunk of EXSLT is implemented
   - improvements on the extension framework
   - documentation improvements
   - Windows MSC projects files should be up-to-date
   - handle attributes inherited from the DTD by default

1.0.1:  July 24 2001:
   - initial EXSLT framework
   - better error reporting
   - fixed the profiler on Windows
   - bug fixes

1.0.0: July 10 2001:
   - a lot of cleanup, a lot of regression tests added or fixed
   - added a documentation for writing
   - fixed some variable evaluation problems (with William)
   - added profiling of stylesheet execution accessible as the xsltproc
    --profile option
   - fixed element-available() and the implementation of the various
    chunking methods present, Norm Walsh provided a lot of feedback
   - exclude-result-prefixes and namespaces output should now work as
   - added support of embedded stylesheet as described in section 2.7 of the

0.14.0: July 5 2001:
   - lot of bug fixes, and code cleanup
   - completion of the little XSLT-1.0 features left unimplemented
   - Added and implemented the extension API suggested by Thomas Broyer
   - the Windows MSC environment should be complete
   - tested and optimized with a really large document (DocBook Definitive
    Guide) libxml/libxslt should really be faster on serious workloads

0.13.0: June 26 2001:
   - lots of cleanups
   - fixed a C++ compilation problem
   - couple of fixes to xsltSaveTo()
   - try to fix Docbook-xslt-1.4 and chunking, updated the regression test
    with them
   - fixed pattern compilation and priorities problems
   - Patches for Windows and MSC project mostly contributed by Yon Derek
   - update to the Tutorial by John Fleck
   - William fixed bugs in templates and for-each functions
   - added a new interface xsltRunStylesheet() for a more flexible output
    (incomplete), added -o option to xsltproc

0.12.0: June 18 2001:
   - fixed a dozen of bugs reported
   - HTML generation should be quite better (requires libxml-2.3.11 upgrade
   - William fixed some problems with document()
   - Fix namespace nodes selection and copy (requires libxml-2.3.11 upgrade
   - John Fleck added a
   - Fixes for namespace handling when evaluating variables
   - XInclude global flag added to process XInclude on document() if
   - made xsltproc --version more detailed

0.11.0: June 1 2001:
Mostly a bug fix release.   - integration of catalogs from xsltproc
   - added --version to xsltproc for bug reporting
   - fixed errors when handling ID in external parsed entities
   - document() should hopefully work correctly but ...
   - fixed bug with PI and comments processing
   - William fixed the XPath string functions when using unicode

0.10.0: May 19 2001:
   - cleanups to make stylesheet read-only (not 100% complete)
   - fixed URI resolution in document()
   - force all XPath expression to be compiled at stylesheet parsing time,
    even if unused ...
   - Fixed HTML default output detection
   - Fixed double attribute generation #54446
   - Fixed {{ handling in attributes #54451
   - More tests and speedups for DocBook document transformations
   - Fixed a really bad race like bug in xsltCopyTreeList()
   - added a documentation on the libxslt internals
   - William Brack and Bjorn Reese improved format-number()
   - Fixed multiple sort, it should really work now
   - added a --docbook option for SGML DocBook input (hackish)
   - a number of other bug fixes and regression test added as people were
    submitting them

0.9.0: May 3 2001:
   - lot of various bugfixes, extended the regression suite
   - xsltproc should work with multiple params
   - added an option to use xsltproc with HTML input
   - improved the stylesheet compilation, processing of complex stylesheets
    should be faster
   - using the same stylesheet for concurrent processing on multithreaded
    programs should work now
   - fixed another batch of namespace handling problems
   - Implemented multiple level of sorting

0.8.0: Apr 22 2001:
   - fixed ansidecl.h problem
   - fixed unparsed-entity-uri() and generate-id()
   - sort semantic fixes and priority prob from William M. Brack
   - fixed namespace handling problems in XPath expression computations
    (requires libxml-2.3.7)
   - fixes to current() and key()
   - other, smaller fixes, lots of testing with N Walsh DocBook HTML

0.7.0: Apr 10 2001:
   - cleanup using stricter compiler flags
   - command line parameter passing
   - fix to xsltApplyTemplates from William M. Brack
   - added the XSLTMark in the regression tests as well as document()

0.6.0: Mar 22 2001:
   - another beta
   - requires 2.3.5, which provide XPath expression compilation support
   - document() extension should function properly
   - fixed a number or reported bugs

0.5.0: Mar 10 2001:
   - fifth beta
   - some optimization work, for the moment 2 XSLT transform cannot use the
    same stylesheet at the same time (to be fixed)
   - fixed problems with handling of tree results
   - fixed a reported strip-spaces problem
   - added more reported/fixed bugs to the test suite
   - incorporated William M. Brack fix for imports and global variables as
    well as patch for with-param support in apply-templates
   - a bug fix on for-each

0.4.0: Mar 1 2001:
   - fourth beta test, released at the same time of libxml2-2.3.3
   - bug fixes
   - some optimization
   - started implement extension support, not finished
   - implemented but not tested multiple file output

0.3.0: Feb 24 2001:
   - third beta test, released at the same time of libxml2-2.3.2
   - lot of bug fixes
   - some optimization
   - added DocBook XSL based testsuite

0.2.0: Feb 15 2001:
   - second beta version, released at the same time as libxml2-2.3.1
   - getting close to feature completion, lot of bug fixes, some in the HTML
    and XPath support of libxml
   - start becoming usable for real work. This version can now regenerate
    the XML 2e HTML from the original XML sources and the associated
    stylesheets (in section I of the XML
   - Still misses extension element/function/prefixes support. Support of
    key() and document() is not complete

0.1.0: Feb 8 2001:
   - first beta version, released at the same time as libxml2-2.3.0
   - lots of bug fixes, first "testing" version, but incomplete

0.0.1: Jan 25 2001:
   - first alpha version released at the same time as libxml2-2.2.12
   - Framework in place, should work on simple examples, but far from being
    feature complete

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