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Re: Chaining <xs:import> statements

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2004 15:46:11 +0100
To: "Delmerico, James" <James.Delmerico@ips-sendero.com>
Cc: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5beko649jg.fsf@erasmus.inf.ed.ac.uk>

Just to explain _why_ the previous answer (import both) is correct,
note that <xs:import> achieves _two_ things:

 1) It provides a place for a hint to processors where they can
    find schema documents likely to be of use ('schemaLocation'

 2) It signals to processors that references to components in
    particular namespace _from this schema document_ are allowed
    ('namespace' attribute).

Since the second use is _local_ to the schema document in which it
occurs, it's the one  which is at issue in your situation.

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