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Re: Schema components and namespaces

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 24 Feb 2000 18:36:06 +0000
To: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org
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"Richard E. Rathmann" <Richard.Rathmann@noaa.gov> writes:

> Second, in trying to include the "type" and "href" attributes from
> the XLink namespace on elements defined for a different namespace I
> ran into a bit of a stumbling block.  Since these attributes belong
> to a different namespace than my targetNS, they must be referenced
> from an imported schema for the XLink namespace, correct?  However,
> the WD does not allow the "ref" attribute on attribute declaration
> elements.  Am I correct in assuming, therefore, that the only way to
> accomplish my goal would be to create my own XLink namespace schema
> which declares these attributes within an <attributeGroup> element
> with the "attributeSpec"s I require for my document type?

Yes, until the XLink group produce there own schema.

  Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of Edinburgh
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