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shema and xsd

prasanthi kothapa
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Joined: Oct 19, 2000
Posts: 30
Hi all,
i want to know the difference between a schema and .xsd.
are .xsd being used now??
Ajith Kallambella

Joined: Mar 17, 2000
Posts: 5782
Schema is a specification. XSD is a file that defines a schema. It has the same relation that exists between XSL spec and a .xsl file.
Hope that helps!
Ajith Kallambella M.
Sun Certified Programmer for the Java�2 Platform.
IBM Certified Developer - XML and Related Technologies, V1.

Open Group Certified Distinguished IT Architect. Open Group Certified Master IT Architect. Sun Certified Architect (SCEA).
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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