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Re: embedding xsd/xslt in XML

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 03 Dec 2002 09:12:38 +0000
To: "Lambrechts tom" <tom.lambrechts@ebitec.com>
Cc: <xmlschema-dev@w3c.org>
Message-ID: <f5b4r9vcvp5.fsf@erasmus.inf.ed.ac.uk>

"Lambrechts tom" <tom.lambrechts@ebitec.com> writes:

> I want to include the xsd scheme of my xml in the document itself,
> like in the ado xml-recordset. (ex:
> http://www.vbxml.com/xsl/articles/xsl_ado/) In xml spy it doesn’t
> validate, the error is that he can't find the scheme. Is there
> something wrong with my XML, or is it just xml spy?

In principle this is possible -- in practice in the absence of
agreement on a fragment ID syntax for the XML media types, there isn't
good interop here yet.  I've heard it claimed that some form of this
works in Xerces and/or Microsoft schema processors.

Some comments below

> <xml xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns="#CMODataSchema">
                                                           ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
                                                           relative NS
                                                           URIs are
                                                           deprecated, let's
                                                           say you use
                                                   http://www.example.com/CMODS
> <xsd:schema id="CMODataSchema">
                               ^ targetNamespace="http://www.example.com/CMODS"

  <snip/>
> </xsd:schema>
> <myComposite>
             ^ xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"
               xsi:schemaLocation="http://www.example.com/CMODS #CMODataSchema"
>             <myDouble>45454.444</myDouble>
>             <myFloat>5.4454546E16</myFloat>
>             <myString>Ikke</myString>
>             <subComposite>
>                         <myDate>2002-01-01</myDate>
>                         <myFloat>5.4454546E16</myFloat>
>                         <myString>Ikke</myString>
>             </subComposite>
> </myComposite>
> </xml>

Hope this helps.

ht
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