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   Re: [xml-dev] Extract A Subset of a W3C XML Schema?

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  • Subject: Re: [xml-dev] Extract A Subset of a W3C XML Schema?
  • From: "Thomas B. Passin" <tpassin@comcast.net>
  • Date: Sat, 9 Aug 2003 21:52:30 -0400
  • References: <009201c35713$f4d9b790$6401a8c0@tbp1> <E19jJUO-0004xR-00@zephir.uk.clara.net>

[Anthony B. Coates]
> ** Reply to message from "Thomas B. Passin" <tpassin@comcast.net> on Wed,
> Jul 2003 23:29:31 -0400
> > I have been asked what tools can extract a part of a schema.  The
> > schema is large, complex, and imports five or six other schemas into
> > target namespaces.  The individual involved wants to create a smaller
> > that contains everything that one project needs, for the purposes of
> > instruction and training.
> First, you need to flatten any includes.  This can be done using XSLT by
> following the "xsl:include".
[snipped a body of interesting material]
> Now, I can't guarantee that this works for all possible Schemas.  I don't
> to use redefines, for examples.  But the the most common kind of XML
> the "DTD + datatypes" Schemas, this works.

Thanks, Tony.  I will pass this on and mull on it myself.


Tom P


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