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   Re: [xml-dev] Attribute Order

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> My reading of the above is that if the interleaved child pattern is a
> sequence, then it seems that it can be interleaved with unordered content,
> but not broken up.
> I'd be happy if RELAX NG separated out the orthogonal constraint of order
> from that of contiguity; i.e., items can be ordered and contiguous, ordered
> and discontiguous, unordered and contiguous, or unordered and discontiguous.
> I haven't done a careful reading of the RELAX NG spec, but I don't think it
> does. I know XML Schema doesn't.

Maybe I missed the beginning of the thread but have you considered Schematron?
You can either move completely to Schematron or embedd Schematron rules within
W3C XML Schema or within RELAX-NG schemas.


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