Older Versions

Release: 2.4
Release Date: 05 February 2013
Comments: Added terms and definitions to many enumeration lists; added major new element for describing organization expertise (with sub-structure); added additional person details; updated structure of Rating element; added mirror tags for certain tags to enable formatting; and added two new side-car schemas (Roster Updates and Coverage Updates). Does not break backward-compatibility with version 2.3.1.
Documentation: Data Dictionary (.pdf)
Release Notes (.pdf)
Level One (.pdf)
Schema Main (.xsd)
Schema Common (.xsd)
Schema Data Types (.xsd)
Release: 2.3.1
Release Date: 11 Jan 2010
Comments: Patch release containing a spelling correction to one of the enumerations. Does not break backward-compatibility with version 2.3.
Documentation: User Guide (.pdf)
Release Notes (.pdf)
Level One (.pdf)
Schema Main (.xsd)
Schema Common (.xsd)
Schema Data Types (.xsd)
Release: 2.3
Release Date: 13 Apr 2009
Comments: Improved definitions of more than 120 enumerated values; changed some tag cardinalities from required to optional based on real-world use cases that demonstrated that some tags formerly marked as required did not always apply and should be optional. Does not break backward-compatibility with version 2.2.
Documentation: User Guide (.pdf)
Release Notes (.pdf)
Level One (.pdf)
Schema Main (.xsd)
Schema Common (.xsd)
Schema Data Types (.xsd)
Release: 2.2
Release Date: 26 Mar 2005
Comments: Updated specification to facilitate use of XBRL tagging; also imposes constraints on the tags covering language, currency, and country codes in order to enforce use of corresponding ISO standards. Does not break backward-compatibility with version 2.1.
Documentation: User Guide (.pdf)
Release Notes (.pdf)
Level One (.pdf)
Schema Main (.xsd)
Schema Common (.xsd)
Schema Data Types (.xsd)
Release: 2.1
Release Date: 25 Mar 2003
Comments: Major release incorporating updated information regarding tagging of ratings. Does break backward-compatibility with 1.0 and 2.0.
Documentation: User Guide (.pdf)
Release Notes (.pdf)
Schema (.xsd)
Release: 2.0
Release Date: 20 Jun 2002
Comments: Major release pulling together improvements along five vectors: globalization, events, distribution/entitlements, financial data, and fixed income. Does break backward-compatibility with 1.0.
Documentation: User Guide (.pdf)
Summary (.xls)
Schema (.xsd)
Release: 1.0
Release Date: 20 Jun 2001
Comments: Initial production release of the RIXML specification.
Documentation: User Guide (.pdf)
Release Notes (.pdf)
Schema Common (.xsd)