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what schema to include?

From: Evyatar Kafkafi <Evyatar@orsus.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 16:20:59 +0200
Message-ID: <B17109C0B09CF8409145E629B64EF4FB257631@hermes.il.orsus.org>
To: <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
Hello all,
This question is not theorethic, it is because of a real problem I have...
I have an XML instance document, which useselements from two different schemas (each one with a different namespace).
In the XML instance, I tell the parser the location of the schemas.
for example:
<a:root xmlns:a="aaa" xsi:schemaLocation="aaa a.xsd bbb b.xsd">
(this could be if schema for a has an <any> node such as <xsd:any namespace="bbb"/>          )
Now, suppose both a.xsd and b.xsd have inside then <xsd:include schemaLocation="c.xsd"/>
but it is not the same c.xsd - a.xsd refers to a c.xsd with some content, and b.xsd refers to a c.xsd with another contents.
How would a schema validator know what c.xsd to include ?
If I write a custom Entity Resolver, how can I know which c.xsd to resolve? the resolveEntity method does not get the namespace !
Received on Thursday, 24 October 2002 10:21:24 UTC

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