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Re: [Moderator Action] validating an xml without internet connection

From: Simon St.Laurent <simonstl@simonstl.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2000 10:31:28 -0400
Message-Id: <200007101428.KAA11366@hesketh.net>
To: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
At 03:03 PM 7/10/00 +0100, Henry S. Thompson wrote:
>> I don't find targetNamespace useful if I can't find a local copy of the
>> schema in the first place... 
>
>Um, I'm lost.  We're discussing a case where an instance uses various
>namespaces, schema documents for which I have local copies of.  What
>it _means_ to have a schema document for a namespace is to have a
>schema document whose 'targetNamespace' attribute is the name of that
>namespace.  So when I provide those local copies to the
>schema-validation process, I've essentially provided both LHS
>(targetNamespace) and RHS (local filename for schema document)
>for a catalog.

I thought the question was regarding how to provide those local copies - it
looks like I may have misread the original question.

Sadly, I think my question remains largely unanswered, but given the
current state of URI processing, I think it's wiser to take it to a
different forum.

Simon St.Laurent
XML Elements of Style / XML: A Primer, 2nd Ed.
http://www.simonstl.com - XML essays and books
Received on Monday, 10 July 2000 10:28:54 GMT

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