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   RE: [xml-dev] Do we need to have INTERNET connection when we reference..

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Just think of the URI defining the namespace as a unique string. There
is no need for an Internet connection as the XML processor does not
access the URI.

Paul Spencer
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Co-author: Beginning XML, Professional XSL (Wrox Press)
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Vanam, Ravindar [mailto:Ravindar.Vanam@nordstrom.com]
> Sent: 11 April 2002 17:27
> To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Subject: [xml-dev] Do we need to have INTERNET connection when we
> reference...
> Hi,
> Just wondering whether we need INTERNET connection when we
> reference the name spaces like
> xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform";
> xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema";
> in any of the XSL or XSD documents?
> I tried removing the LAN connection and tried with a VB
> executable to transform XML to XML document with XSL. It worked!!!!
> Can I say that we just need to have the above string in the
> document? or do we really need internet connection?
> Thanks,
> Ravi
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