Behind the Scenes in XSLT
A C/C++ programmer uses a compiler, a linker, and a loader to build the application to run on a machine. A scripter relies on script engines (or hosts) to interpret instructions written in a script. Behind the scenes, these processors put programs in action. Similarly, XSLT processors put the XML document and XSLT style sheets together as data and code, and invoke template rules to produce the desired output. The topics in this section provide a glance at the XSLT processes involved in executing any XSLT solutions.
This section contains the following topics.