Please refer to the errata for this document, which may include some normative corrections.
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This enhances the functionality and interoperability of the Web.
This document has been produced by the W3C XML Schema Working Group as part of the W3C XML Activity.
The goals of the XML Schema language are discussed in the XML Schema Requirements document.
The authors of this document are the members of the XML Schema Working Group.
Different parts of this specification have different editors.
This document was produced under the 24 January 2002 Current Patent Practice (CPP) as amended by the W3C Patent Policy Transition Procedure.