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John Cowan wrote:
> Similarly, if the order of child elements is meaningful, then the schema
> should allow the children to appear in any order; if the order is not
> meaningful, then there is no reason to allow multiple orders (other than
> backward compatibility). If multiple orders are allowed nonetheless,
> people may easily come to believe that order has significance and use
> it as if it did.
Presumably a different rule applies for attributes, whose order cannot
be constrained in any schema language I'm aware of, but should also
never be significant.