It’s a common practice to reuse schemas / types within your BizTalk solution. Lately, I’ve encountered an issue regarding this. Here you can find a simplified example and a solution to the problem.
Assume you have two reusable schemas (no dependencies between them):
Now you want to create a “Person’ schema in the http://schemas.codit.eu namespace, by reusing the previous schemas.
– First you need to import the Address schema
– Secondly you need to import also the ContactInformation schema. This results in the error:
The namespace of the schema you are trying to add clashes with one of the namespaces already declared. Please choose another schema.
Although, in XSD this is not a limitation. So I’ve tried to work around the BizTalk Schema Editor and opened the XSD as an XML file. I’ve manually added the XSD import of the ContractInformation schema:
After this workaround, I’ve opened the schema again with the BizTalk Schema Editor, without any errors. It just seems to be a limitation of the BizTalk Schema Editor.
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