I am creating multiple sitemaps for a site, and for the sake of organization I would like to put these sitemaps into their own directory (of course the sitemap.xml file will be in the root site directory). Is this possible? I've looked through the protocol and it doesn't address this issue.
I did not clearly state my issue, which is this. If I have a sitemap index, can the sitemaps listed in the index be located in a subdirectory, such as
http://www.example.com/sub1/sub2/sitemap2.xml? Sitemap2.xml does not include paths that is only for /sub2/. Sitemap2.xml might contains links such as