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Re: Is it possible to validate XML against an XSD in a database

From: <noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2001 12:44:22 -0500
To: Malia Zaheer <mzaheer@technicacorp.com>
Cc: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF92A83918.D56850C3-ON85256B1B.0061F432@lotus.com>
The schema specification goes to some trouble to be agnostic as to the 
location of a schema document, and indeed allows schemas to be represented 
in other forms (e.g. in some encoded form in a database, or synthesized in 
memory on the fly from other information).    As Philip Chan has correctly 
told you, most current implementations expect schemas in the form of files 
or web resources containing XML schema documents;  some implementations 
may let you provide the schema from some other source or in some other 

Noah Mendelsohn                                    Voice: 1-617-693-4036
Lotus Development Corp.                            Fax: 1-617-693-8676
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