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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: "Bornholtz, Tim" <Tim.Bornholtz@ed.gov>
  • Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2004 14:54:56 -0500
  • Thread-index: AcTtkKbL0hUHiI9cRamRjG4YHif4PwATsmmg
  • Thread-topic: [xml-dev] Embed an XML document in another XML document

If you really need to have any sort of content within your body then you can define the body tag to contain a CDATA section.  Then your document will look like this:


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<message ... >
    <messageid>123456</messageid>
    <body><![CDATA[
    <?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'm sure there are a lot of other complicated ways to do this, but this is simple and it works.

Hope this helps,
Tim Bornholtz


-----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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