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when i use the (default) xmlns tag references xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" and xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema", does the serializer actually need a connection to internet to fetch these files?
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joost.versteegen 13-Jun-12 10:24am    
thanx!
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 13-Jun-12 20:25pm    
In fact, the question is important, but I must note that you could easily find the answer by yourself. Anyway, my 5 for asking. The answer by Sandeep is correct, I suggest you accept if formally (green button).
--SA

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Read all about what they mean and are for: http://www.w3schools.com/xml/xml_namespaces.asp[^]

Depending on the XML you define it. To your question, defining a URL in XMLNS defines the scema of the xml and gives it a namespace. It does not fetch anything, it's just that one can follow the schema at the given URL. "The namespace URI is not used by the parser to look up information."
 
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VJ Reddy 13-Jun-12 10:51am    
Good reference. 5!
Sandeep Mewara 13-Jun-12 11:23am    
Thanks.
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 13-Jun-12 20:26pm    
Correct, my 5. I also voted 5 for the question (see my comment to it though) and recommended OP to accept this answer formally.
--SA
Sandeep Mewara 13-Jun-12 23:26pm    
Thanks SA. :)

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