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Re: schemaLocation in instance documents - how many hints?

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 15 Jan 2002 09:31:23 +0000
To: Simon.Cox@csiro.au
Cc: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5bk7ukrmdw.fsf@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Simon.Cox@csiro.au writes:

> In an /instance document/, is it good practice to have 
> a schemaLocation hint for every namespace used therein?  

Only if the schema docs involved don't reference each other.

> Or if one schema document <imports> documents which 
> (ultimately) describe all the other necessary namespaces, 
> is it sufficient to only provide the schemaLocation hint 
> for the ultimate schema document?

Yes, in my opinion.

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