Saxon feature keys for initial template and mode

Inasmuch as a “feature key” is how you configure a Java JAXP XSLT processor, it’s good to see that Saxon 9.3 has added feature keys for setting the initial template and initial mode. In fact, Saxon has gone from 30 feature keys in Saxon 9.0 to 70 in 9.2 and now 79 in 9.3.

Where this becomes useful (outside of your own Java programs) is being able to specify the initial template and/or mode in the <xslt> task in Ant build files. Continue reading “Saxon feature keys for initial template and mode”