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   Re: [xml-dev] Document is invalid: no grammar found

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In article <406769F7.3020603@comcast.net> you write:

>> If the base URI is a file: URI on the local machine, a
>> schema location /home/richard/foo.xsd should be equivalent to
>> file:///home/richard/foo.xsd.

>Agreed - on a Unix-like machine.  Not on Windows.  On Windows a file 
>d:\temp\xsd\schema.xsd is unambigously an absolute file reference on the 
>local machine, and a file at \\mars\d:\temp\xsd\schema.xsd is 
>unambiguously an absolute reference to a file an the host
>"mars".  You cannot get a legal relative path just by leaving off the 
>"file:///" part.

You're right, it won't work if you leave off all three slashes (nor
will it on unix: you'd get home/richard/foo.xsd).  It should work to
leave off file:// so that you have /d:/temp/xsd/schema.xsd.

-- Richard


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