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RE: XSD Support in MSXML ?
- From: Paul Spencer <email@example.com>
- To: Dimiter Naydenov <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
- Date: Sun, 01 Jul 2001 21:57:55 +0100
MSXML3 does not support XML Schema - it supports XML Data Reduced (XDR),
which is close to Microsoft's submission of a schema language to the W3C.
The implementation was referred to as a "developer preview" although many
(including Microsoft) forgot this. Since there is no reference to an XDR
schema in your XML file, the parser does not see a schema at all.
MSXML4 will have XML Schema support. The current beta has limited support
and is downloadable from the MS site. It should detect the error you show
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From: Dimiter Naydenov [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: 30 June 2001 17:27
Subject: XSD Support in MSXML ?
I'm new to XML and I was reading about it for a few days. Now I'm
experimenting with something (using XML schemas) but can't figure out if
MSXML 3.0 supports the XSD-style schemas (not only the MS-specific
What I'm doing wrong ? Here are my XML and Schema file:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
<xsd:element name="test" type="xsd:integer"/>
The definition of <test> intentionally is set to "integer". Isn't it normal
for a validating parser to return an error, because <test> is not defined as
"integer" in the XML file ?
Why then IE 5.01 (with MSXML 3.0 SP1) doesn't report an error and just
displays the XML as if it was no schema ?
I hope someone can help me figure this out !
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