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Re: using types from an included file in a different namespace

From: Tony Lavinio <xml1@lavinio.net>
Date: Sat, 28 Oct 2006 10:08:28 -0400
Message-ID: <4543645C.9020305@lavinio.net>
To: "Antoli, Leo" <Leo.Antoli@Misys.com>, xmlschema-dev@w3.org

On 10-27-2006 12:36 PM, Antoli, Leo wrote:
> Files attached.
> When I try to validate A.xml I get:
> In XML Spy: It's valid.
> In Saxon:
> Error at xs:element on line 4 of file:/A.xsd:
>   Cannot reference schema components in namespace http://mynamespace2 as it
> has not been imported Warning: One error was found while processing the
> schema Warning: Validation will continue without the schema at A.xsd
> Validation error on line 1 column 137 of file:.../A.xml:
>   Cannot validate <hello>: no element declaration available Validation of
> source document failed
> In Stylus Studio (I think it uses Xerces-C):
> file:.../A.xsd:4,46: Schema Representation Constraint: Namespace
> 'http://mynamespace2' is referenced without <import> declaration
> The XML document A.xml is NOT valid (1 errors)

Stylus Studio does in fact uses Xerces-C; it pretty closely
tracks the current Apache releases, so if you're on 2007 it
should be 2.7.something or other.

Included with it are XSV and (if you have the Enterprise
release) Saxon, and several Microsoft implementations.  So, if
you get into a corner case where some allow it, some don't, and
the rule has (as Mike Kay stated) some wiggle room, I'd decide
based on this criteria: "Do I care about portability?"

> Regards,
> Leo. 

Tony Lavinio
Stylus Studio Principal Software Architect
Received on Saturday, 28 October 2006 14:10:58 UTC

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