RE: Re: Multiple xsd:imports on the same namespace
-----Original Message----- From: David Sheldon [mailto:xmldev@d...] Sent: 15 October 2002 13:51 To: Jeni Tennison Cc: xml-dev@l... Subject: Re: Re: Multiple xsd:imports on the same namespace On Tue, Oct 15, 2002 at 01:13:31PM +0100, Jeni Tennison wrote: >> Hi David, >> > >> However we have been asked to work with these schemas by a customer > >> who had them produced elsewhere. We would prefer to use the schemas > >> that we have been given unmodified. >> >> Well, you might be able to find an XML Schema validator that merges >> multiple imports of the same namespace -- it's legal for validators to >> do that. Presumably if your customers designed and are using these >> schemas, they're also using such a validator. Perhaps you should ask >> them what they're using, and then use that. >> >> (If you could also let us know which validator that is, I'd certainly >> be interested in knowing.) >I think the schemas were designed in XMLSpy, and they do indeed validate >correctly in that for me. Also, IBM's SQC does not object to the >schemas, which makes sense as they are valid. Unfortunately XMLSpy is >not suitable for our purposes. I would be a little wary of believing everything that XMLSpy tells you. We use XMLSpy here for authoring, but never for testing validity. All the best Mark Seaborne
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