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Re: How to match targetNamespace URIs in XML Schemas to namesp

  • From: ht@inf.ed.ac.uk (Henry S. Thompson)
  • To: Geoff Shuetrim <geoff@galexy.net>
  • Date: Thu, 03 Nov 2011 15:07:43 +0000

Re:  How to match targetNamespace URIs in XML Schemas to namesp
Geoff Shuetrim writes:

> I have come across an XML Schema document with a targetNamespace attribute
> that contains, among other characters, a backslash character, for example "
> http://example.com/target\namespace".
> I am trying to determine what the namespace declaration, for elements
> defined in that schema, should be when those elements are used in an XML
> instance document.  Specifically, should I expect:
> 1. xmlns="http://example.com/target\namespace" or should I expect
> 2. xmlns="http://example.com/target%5Cnamespace"

Use the explicit \ (your 1.).  The Mapping to URIs you quote is
relevant only for dereferencing/GETting -- the namespace name is

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