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   RE: [xml-dev] Quick Xpath

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> Finally a word to say that even though the preceding-sibling is a
> "reverse" axis, a copy-of or apply-templates on "preceding-sibling::*"
> would take the nodes by document order: the "reverse order" property
> only affects the position -as returned by the "position()" function- of
> the nodes, not their physical position in the node set...

Though, unless otherwise specified (ie, in c14n), a node set is indeed
a -set-, with no particular order implied.



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