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   Re: [xml-dev] Data streams and schema use and identification

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Dan Vint scripsit:

> I was sort of looking at the targetNamespace as providing some of the 
> benefit of the public identifier if you followed the process of putting a 
> version number in the URL and changed it with each significant change.  

So it can, provided you remember that its presence is merely a hint and
Schema-based tools need not respect it.

RFC 3151 (http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3151.txt) explains how to map a
public identifier (either an FPI or not) into a URI suitable for use
either as a namespace name or as a schema identification hint.

> But how many people are working with more than one schema? 

For me it's routine to use different schemata at different stages of

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no such knowledge exists.  Neither be cynical about RELAX NG; for in
the face of all aridity and disenchantment in the world of markup,
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