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[Bug 3889] 3.3.1 incorrect use of "respectively" (editorial)

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Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2006 15:26:10 +0000
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           Summary: 3.3.1 incorrect use of "respectively" (editorial)
           Product: XML Schema
           Version: 1.0/1.1 both
          Platform: All
               URL: http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/REC-xmlschema-1-20041028/#cvc-
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Keywords: editorial
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: Structures: XSD Part 1
        AssignedTo: cmsmcq@w3.org
        ReportedBy: dsb@smart.net
         QAContact: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org

Regarding _XML_Schema_Part_1:_Structures_Second_Edition at

In section 3.3.1, the specification says:

   The explicit values of {substitution group exclusions} rule out
   element declarations having types which are extensions or
   restrictions respectively of {type definition}. 

The use of "respectively" appears to be broken (incorrect).

The sentence does not contain any words identifying the pair of
things that "extensions" and "restrictions" correspond to
respectively (i.e., according to their order in the sentence).

("Respectively" needs to be used with at least two pairs, as
in "hot" and "cold" refer to temperatures that are higher and
lower, respectively.)
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