The METS/EAD problem has been reported, though awaits analysis for
possible resolution. That MODS an issue is new to me, because METS is
a "crossroads" will have to be part of the solution.
Thanks for reporting this.
At 05:42 AM 8/23/2007, Jakob Saternus wrote:
>I see there are several different versions of xlink.xsd floating around
>all claiming the same targetNamespace="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink".
>EAD refers to http://www.loc.gov/ead/xlink.xsd
>METS refers to http://www.loc.gov/standards/mets/xlink.xsd
>MODS refers to http://www.loc.gov/standards/xlink.xsd
>When I try to embed EAD and MODS inside one METS file
>and validate such a construct it obviously fails.
>Are there any plans to synchronise the XLink dependency so that it
>resolves to one and the same schema?
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