Re: dynamically extensible schema
Chris, you're the man. I owe you an extra pack of advil (exchangeable to a mug of german beer) thanks, Christian Chris Wilper wrote: >>I have a question I am banging my head against. >>(etc) >>The special thing is that the potential number of ... >>(etc) > > > Hmm, try this: http://media.vermotion.com/media/4235/prodimages/Advil.jpg > > then this: http://www.zvon.org/xxl/XMLSchemaTutorial/Output/ser_substitution_st0.html > > Good luck, > Chris > > -----Original Message----- > From: Christian Sell [mailto:christian.sell@n...] > Sent: Friday, March 07, 2003 10:19 AM > To: xml-dev@l... > Subject: dynamically extensible schema > > > Hello, > > I have a question I am banging my head against. I am looking for a way > to validate instances like the following: > > <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> > <dtw xmlns="core" xmlns:ext="extended"> > > <echo message="this is a message"/> > > <ext:echo/> > > </dtw> > > The special thing is that the potential number of namespaces/schemas > appearing in instances (beyond the core schema) is undetermined, and I > therefore do not want to include a reference to the "extended" schema(s) > inside the "core" schema. Instead, I would like to have a definition in > the core schema that says something like: > > "after the echo element, let there follow any number of elements from > any namespace whose type extends the type XY" (where XY would also be > defined in the core schema). > > The only meachnism that I found in XML schema that comes close is the > xsd:any element, but that does not alow me to specify the derivation > constraint I mentioned above. > > Does anyone have a hint? > > thanks, > Christian > > > ----------------------------------------------------------------- > The xml-dev list is sponsored by XML.org <http://www.xml.org>, an > initiative of OASIS <http://www.oasis-open.org> > > The list archives are at http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/ > > To subscribe or unsubscribe from this list use the subscription > manager: <http://lists.xml.org/ob/adm.pl> > >
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