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Re: [Moderator Action] the schema for mutiple target namespace.

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 23 Oct 2000 17:09:47 +0100
To: "Lin, QingFeng (William)" <QingFeng_Lin@jdedwards.com>
Cc: "'xmlschema-dev@w3.org'" <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>, "Kashanian, Kamran" <Kamran_Kashanian@jdedwards.com>
Message-ID: <f5blmvfzghg.fsf@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
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"Lin, QingFeng (William)" <QingFeng_Lin@jdedwards.com> writes:

> 	Does anybody know how to write a schema for an XML document with
> multiple namespace?
> 
> For example. 
> File:test.xml
> <?xml version="1.0" ?> 
> <test xmlns="http://test"
> xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/1999/XMLSchema-instance"
> xsi:schemaLocation="http://test test.xsd"> 
> <ns1:a xmlns:ns1="http://test/ns1">this is a</ns1:a> 
> <ns2:b xmlns:ns2="http://test/ns2">this is b</ns2:b> 
> </test>
> One way I have tried is as following:
> file:test.xsd
> <?xml version="1.0"?>
> <schema xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/XMLSchema"
> targetNamespace="http://test" xmlns:ns0="http://test"
> xmlns:ns2="http://test/ns2" xmlns:ns1="http://test/ns1">
>   <element name="test" type="ns0:testType"/>
>   <import namespace="http://test/ns1" schemaLocation="a.xsd"/>
>   <import namespace="http://test/ns2" schemaLocation="b.xsd"/>
>   <complexType name="testType" content="elementOnly">
>     <element name="a" ref="ns1:aType"/>
>     <element name="b" ref="ns2:bType"/>
>   </complexType>
> </schema>

This is close, but since 'a' and 'b' are here declared in ns0, your
instance should read <a... <b...

Also, you've used ref= where you should have used type= twice above.

With those changes, and large numbers of namespace fixes,
your example validates with XSV [1].

ht

http://www.w3.org/2000/09/webdata/xsv
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