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Re: Schema being imported multiple times

From: Eric van der Vlist <vdv@dyomedea.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2001 17:37:51 +0200
Message-ID: <3BC46B4F.8090406@dyomedea.com>
To: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Tony.Coates@reuters.com wrote:

> On 10/10/2001 16:03:32 xmlschema-dev-request wrote:
>>I don't know how to workaround it with MSXML4, but it's a bug for a
>>validator to give this error even though it is considered as a bad
>>practice for an application to include multiple schema imports for a
>>same namespace.
> Bad practice??  It's unavoidable.  Component Schemas may each import the same core Schema that they all depend on, and when a higher-level Schema or document uses multiple component Schemas, it is unavoidable that multiple import requests for the same core Schema are encountered.  It must be possible to develop Schemas without knowing where they will finally be used/imported.

Yes. Instead of "considered as a bad practice" I should have written 
"discouraged by the recommendation"!



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