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RE: Extending RSS 2.0

From: Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2005 08:56:14 +0100
To: "'Borut Bolcina'" <bob@najdi.si>, <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <E1EKAK7-0003iI-4Y@lisa.w3.org>

Because the wildcard uses processContents="lax", the validator will look for
schema declarations for your namespace and validate against them if found.
So you need to tell the validator where to find a schema for your namespace.
You could do this using xsi:schemaLocation.

Michael Kay
http://www.saxonica.com/ 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: xmlschema-dev-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:xmlschema-dev-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Borut Bolcina
> Sent: 26 September 2005 15:16
> To: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
> Subject: Extending RSS 2.0
> 
> 
> Hello,
> 
> if I extend RSS 2.0 with some additional <item> elements in 
> my own job: 
> namespace like this:
> 
> <item>
>     <title>Job title</title>
>     <link>http://link/to/some/job</link>
>     <description>Job description.</description>
>     <enclosure url="http://some.domain.com/img/logo.jpg" 
> type="image/jpeg" length="34566"/>
>     <pubDate>Mon, 26 Sep 2005 11:25:10 +0200</pubDate>
>     <job:company>Acme ltd.</job:company>
>     <job:work-area>Job work area</job:work-area>
>     <job:type>type of job</job:type>
>     <job:education>level of education</job:education>
>     <job:location region="some region">town</job:location>
>     <job:expires>Mon, 17 Oct 2005 11:25:10 +0200</job:expires>
> </item>
> 
> it validates perfectly ok with 
> http://www.thearchitect.co.uk/schemas/rss-2_0.xsd. Understandably, as
> 
> <xs:any namespace="##other" processContents="lax" minOccurs="0" 
> maxOccurs="unbounded">
>     <xs:annotation>
>         <xs:documentation>Extensibility element.</xs:documentation>
>     </xs:annotation>
> </xs:any>
> 
> is allowing this. Now, how do I enforce rules for my job: 
> elements? The 
> basis for validation would be the above xsd, which would 
> allow inclusion 
> of different new sets of elements and namespaces (one of them being 
> job:, the other maybe commerce:).
> 
> How to do this right?
> 
> Regards,
> Borut
> 
> 
> 
Received on Tuesday, 27 September 2005 07:57:27 GMT

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