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Transforming JSON input

Added by Michael Kay over 3 years ago. Updated almost 3 years ago.

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Normal
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Command line
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Start date:
2020-10-25
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100%

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Description

I propose to implement a -json option on the command line, as recently done for the Java product; this allows the principal input of the transformation to be JSON rather than XML.

To achieve this I propose to extend the SaxonJS.transform() API so that the options sourceLocation, sourceFileName, and sourceText can be JSON rather than XML; to indicate this we add another option sourceMediaType whose values can be application/xml or applicationi/jsonfor JSON, defaulting toapplication/xml`.

Note: it appears that the SaxonJS.transform() API supports a globalContextItem option that is missing from the documentation.

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