Welcome to the Saxonica developer community site.

The bug trackers and forums for all Saxon editions (HE, PE, and EE) on all platforms (Java, .NET, C) as well as Saxon-JS are hosted on this site.

The forums and bug tracker for Saxon were transferred from SourceForge in 2012.

By registering on this site, you give consent for Saxonica Ltd to hold and process any personal data that you post on the site. Your profile information is available only to Saxonica, but any messages that you post are available to everyone (whether they are registered users or not). You also accept that the site will send you email notifications, based on the preferences that you select in your profile. For more information on Saxonica's privacy policies and GDPR compliance, see

When you post code fragments on this site, then unless clearly specified otherwise, you implicitly give Saxonica Ltd license to use these code fragments in its test suite; and if the code fragments represent suggested changes to the code of a Saxonica product, to use the code fragments in future versions of the product.

Saxonica takes no responsibility for the content of messages posted by registered users, but reserves the right to delete inappropriate material or to remove users from the site if they are causing a nuisance.

We have recently experienced problems with spammers registering on the site and posting junk. New registrations are now moderated by an administrator, but we cannot always distinguish genuine requests from spammers. So before registering on the site, please send an email (to support at telling us that you want access.

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