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Re: Versioning of XML Schema and namespaces

From: Dan Vint <dvint@dvint.com>
Date: Wed, 11 May 2005 16:49:29 -0700
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To: Fraser Crichton <fraser.crichton@solnetsolutions.co.nz>, Eliot Kimber <ekimber@innodata-isogen.com>
Cc: xmlschema-dev@w3.org,Dan Vint <dvint@dvint.com>,John.Hockaday@ga.gov.au

At 04:32 PM 5/11/2005, Fraser Crichton wrote:
>So for example I create a messaging schema which incorporates components 
>from several published OASIS schemas, without versioning info in the 
>namespaces of the incorporated schemas it would be difficult for receivers 
>of my messages to work out what version of the public schemas I had 
>intended they validate against. Does that make sense?

That's my reason for using the namespace with a version.

I understand all the stated reasons for not doing this, but out of the box 
there is nothing else that will consistently and automatically trip up 
validation if I don't have the "right" file being used to validate my 

Danny Vint

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