[oXygen-user] oxygen does not follow Mac alias

Tara Athan taraathan at gmail.com
Wed Apr 17 15:04:19 CDT 2013

On 4/17/13 8:13 AM, Oxygen XML Editor Support wrote:
> Hello,
> Oxygen does not follow Mac aliases from paths (nor Windows shortcuts 
> for the matter). There is no setting that can be enabled to support this.
> Note that you can browse for files to open/save and navigate aliases, 
> but they are immediately resolved as soon as they are opened.
> Unfortunately this is rather difficult to implement in Java since Java 
> itself is not aware of aliases. I've submitted this on our issue 
> tracking tool to be analyzed.
> Aliases and symbolic links still create local dependencies. Why not 
> use an XML catalog instead?
I hadn't thought of that. Thanks for the tip.

> Regards,
> Adrian
> Adrian Buza
> oXygen XML Editor and Author Support
> Tel: +1-650-352-1250 ext.202
> Fax: +40-251-461482
> support at oxygenxml.com
> http://www.oxygenxml.com
> Tara Athan wrote:
>> I set up an alias in the Mac finder to point to some schemas that are 
>> imported into another (Relax NG) schema. The importing schema does 
>> not validate - it doesn't seem to follow the alias.
>> System ID: /Users/taraathan/Repositories/.../trunk/schemas/relaxng/a.rnc
>> Main validation file: 
>> /Users/taraathan/Repositories/.../trunk/schemas/relaxng/a.rnc
>> Engine name: Jing
>> Severity: error
>> Description: FileNotFoundException - 
>> /Users/taraathan/Repositories/.../trunk/schemas/relaxng/c/modules/b.rnc 
>> (Not a directory)
>> Is there a setting to enable alias-following, or is this a bug?
>> I suppose I can go to the command line and make a symbolic link, but 
>> I was hoping for a convenient GUI option here.
>> Thanks, Tara
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