Lists and forums for getting help

If you have questions you can usually get an answer by raising them on the Saxon discussion list at

Once registered, you can post messages to

Alternatively, you can also use the saxon-help forum on the SourceForge project site. Saxonica monitors both; however, if you want to get input from other Saxon users, the mailing list is usually more effective. You can also use the support-requests tracker on SourceForge; unlike the forum, this allows attachments to be uploaded.

If the query relates to the XSLT/XPath language rather than Saxon itself, it is better to use the xsl-list: check first that the query isn't already covered in the FAQ. Other useful sites for XSLT information are and

There are a number of help forums for XQuery: for details see the XQuery home page at The most active is probably talk at