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What aspects of a schema depend on the schema that included, imported, or redefined it?

From: Costello, Roger L. <costello@mitre.org>
Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2011 12:56:14 -0400
To: "xmlschema-dev@w3.org" <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <9E51F88D5247B648908850C35A3BBB5005A1A18F29@IMCMBX3.MITRE.ORG>
Hi Folks,

Suppose a schema has no targetNamespace. What is the namespace of elements or attributes that are declared in that schema? 

As you know, it depends. Due to the Chameleon effect, if a no-targetNamespace schema A is included or redefined by schema B then the namespace depends on B's namespace.

So the "namespace" of a schema is one aspect that depends on including or redefining schemas.

What other aspects are dependent on including or redefining schemas?

Is there any aspect of a schema that is dependent on the schema that imports it?

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