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Re: [Moderator Action] <attribute ref="thisNamespace:foo"/> not working?

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 28 Oct 2000 10:41:47 +0100
To: chuck.han@autodesk.com
Cc: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5bzojp5mlg.fsf@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
chuck.han@autodesk.com writes:

> I have a schema:
> 
>                <?xml version="1.0"?>
>      <!DOCTYPE schema SYSTEM "XMLSchema.dtd" [
>          <!ATTLIST schema xmlns:ar CDATA #IMPLIED>
>      ]>
>      <schema xmlns:ar="http://ar" targetNamespace="http://ar">
>          <element name="root" type="ar:rootType"/>

Top-level element declaration

>          <attribute name="foo" type="string"/>

Top-level attribute declaration

>          <complexType name="rootType">
>                   <attribute ref="ar:foo"/>
>               </complexType>
>      </schema>

Top-level declarations validate names in namespaces, always.


> along with a data file:
> 
>                <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
>      <root

Qualified name

>               xmlns="http://ar"

Default namespace declaration

>               xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2000/10/XMLSchema-instance"
>               xsi:schemaLocation="http://ar attribute-refs.xsd"
>               foo="foo"

Unqualified name!
>           />

You need a real prefix, and you need to use it on foo.


> It seems that the data file should be valid.  If I have attribute references
> from other namespaces (via <import>) I don't have this problem.

Not sure I understand, but if I do and you mean you've had
 <attribute ref='a:b'/> 
validate unprefixed 'b' attributes, then that's an XSV bug whether
<import> is involved or not.

ht
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