BizTalk Build Error: YourSchemaName.xsd: error BEC2009: Node “” – Schema reference “” is not a valid reference or does not ex ist in the current project.

We used the DTD to XSD converted to convert a DTD from one of our tr ading partners.

The schema began with this:

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The solution was to remove this line:
[[code]]czo3MDpcIgogJmx0O3hzOmltcG9ydCBuYW1lc3BhY2U9XCJodHRwOi8vd3d3LnczLm9yZy9YTUwvMTk5OC9uYW1lc3BhY2VcIi8mZ3Q7CntbJiomXX1cIjt7WyYqJl19[[/code]]