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  • To: Jean-NoŽl Colin <jean-noel.colin@oxys.be>, <xml-dev@lists.xml.org>
  • Subject: RE: [xml-dev] Embed an XML document in another XML document
  • From: "Chiusano Joseph" <chiusano_joseph@bah.com>
  • Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2004 14:36:14 -0500
  • Thread-index: AcTtkN7L2OsgqPwhTieDi7eMnewcIAATI8qw
  • Thread-topic: [xml-dev] Embed an XML document in another XML document

Or you could forego creating a schema and use the newly ratified W3C Xinclude 1.0 Recommendation for this: http://www.w3.org/TR/xinclude/

Kind Regards,
Joseph Chiusano
Booz Allen Hamilton
Strategy and Technology Consultants to the World
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jean-NoŽl Colin [mailto:jean-noel.colin@oxys.be] 
> Sent: Wednesday, December 29, 2004 5:23 AM
> To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Subject: [xml-dev] Embed an XML document in another XML document
> 
> Hi
> 
> I would like to create a XML Schema that would define the 
> structure of an XML document that contains XML document
> 
> Typically, something like
> 
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> <message ... >
>     <messageid>123456</messageid>
>     <body>
>     <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <filter ... >
>     <and>
>     <comp><op>eq</op><field>1.3</field><value>value1</value></comp>
>     <comp><op>eq</op><field>1.2</field><value>value2</value></comp>
>     </and>
> </filter>    
>     </body>
> </message>
> 
> I tried defining the schema like this, using different 
> definitions for the body element, but I can't validate it.
> 
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> <xs:schema xmlns:xs="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema";
>     targetNamespace="http://voyager.oxys.be/xml/ns/MyTest-0_1";
>     xmlns="http://voyager.oxys.be/xml/ns/MyTest-0_1";
> elementFormDefault="qualified" attributeFormDefault="unqualified">
>     <xs:element name="message" type="MessageType"/>
>     <xs:complexType name="MessageType">
>         <xs:sequence>
>             <xs:element type="xs:NMTOKEN" name="messageid"/>
>             <xs:element type="xs:anyType" name="body"/>
>         </xs:sequence>
>     </xs:complexType>
> </xs:schema>
> 
> 
> The reason I need this is because I have to define a 
> structure of a message that is able any type of body. So I 
> can't define the type of the body (using a choice, for instance).
> 
> Any suggestion welcome,
> 
> Happy New Year
> 
> Jean-Noel Colin
> 
> 
> 
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