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Re: Part 0 - Clause 4.1

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 09 Jan 2001 14:09:01 +0000
To: mccaleb@eeel.nist.gov (Michael McCaleb)
Cc: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5bg0isrf5u.fsf@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
mccaleb@eeel.nist.gov (Michael McCaleb) writes:

> Dear XML Schema editor,
> 
> Comment:
> A paragraph In Clause 4.1 of Part 0 states:
> 
>         Instance documents that conform to schema whose definitions
>         span multiple schema documents need only reference the
>         'topmost' document, and the common namespace, and it is the
>         responsibility of the processor to gather together all the
>         definitions specified in the various included documents. In
>         our example above, the instance document ipo.xml (see
>         Section 4.3) references only the common target namespace,
>         http://www.example.com/IPO, and the one schema file
>         http://www.example.com/schemas/ipo.xsd. The processor is
>         responsible for obtaining the schema file address.xsd.
> 
> However, ipo.xml in Section 4.3 does not make reference to the schema file
> http://www.example.com/schemas/ipo.xsd.
> 
> Proposed solution:
> Add the schema reference to ipo.xml in Section 4.3.

Actually, it's the prose which is misleading -- ipo.xml does not need
to reference ipo.xsd, the processor can find it in a number of ways.
It then does reference address.xsd.

ht
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