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Re: Another question about imports

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 28 Sep 2002 10:34:43 +0100
To: Stefan Wachter <Stefan.Wachter@gmx.de>
Cc: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5b8z1mpido.fsf@erasmus.inf.ed.ac.uk>

Stefan Wachter <Stefan.Wachter@gmx.de> writes:

> I wonder if the OASIS XML Catalogs (see
> http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/entity/spec.html) can be used
> to resolve namespaces into the location of their schema
> documents. XML catalogs have a mechanism of mapping URIs into URIs.
> Can this be used to map a namespace URI into a schema document URL?

Sure -- the W3C XML Schema REC makes clear that a processor can use
the namespace URI any way it likes to locate schema documents.

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