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Re: XSD version question

From: Loren Cahlander <loren.cahlander@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Nov 2014 06:16:53 -0500
Cc: core <public-xml-core-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <06249486-0B25-4BD4-9717-D49DAB6EA958@gmail.com>
To: David Ezell <David_E3@VERIFONE.com>
I kind of figured that.  It was worth a query though.

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> On Nov 4, 2014, at 9:31 PM, David Ezell <David_E3@VERIFONE.com> wrote:
> Hi Loren:
> I believe this is one of those areas where you may not get a precise match between opinions.
> In essence, a schema validator is deemed to know about (and to be able to query) information about a schema it uses for validating other XML documents.  That ability extends to schemas that were originally written in XML syntax and those that were not (“born binary”). 
> But in any case, “xsi:schemaLocation” is only a hint, and in such a case, pulling that information out would be non-deterministic, and an argument (among many) that the WG chose to avoid.
> Best regards,
> David
> From: Loren Cahlander [mailto:loren.cahlander@gmail.com]   
> Sent: Tuesday, November 04, 2014 7:26 PM
> To: core
> Subject: XSD version question
> Hello folks,
> I am in a quandary.  I am trying to to see how to refer to the value of the version attribute in an XSD in an XML instance.
> <schema xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/XMLSchema"
>                targetNamespace="urn:person-schema” version=“5">
>     ...
> </schema>
> The instance can have:
>           xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/1999/XMLSchema/instance"
>           xsi:schemaLocation="urn:person-schema
>                               urn:person-schema/person-schema.xsd"
> How is the version attribute from the XSD to be carried to the XML instance?  I cannot find anything out there.
> Why don’t we have xsi:schemaVersion?
> Thanks,
> Loren
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