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Tim Bray scripsit:
> Highly application-dependent.
> <procedure><name>Replace Part#13316 in Boeing 777 Wing</name>
> <step>Ensure electrical systems are inactive per testID 32297</step>
> <step>Ensure no fuel vapor concentrations per testID 35151</step>
> <step>Open hatch and stick your head inside</step>
The dispute is not about whether order may matter. The question is:
if order does *not* matter semantically, should validation prescribe a
fixed order that can be relied on, or should it permit any-order-desired?
Eric is arguing the latter, I the former.
You escaped them by the will-death John Cowan
and the Way of the Black Wheel. firstname.lastname@example.org
I could not. --Great-Souled Sam http://www.ccil.org/~cowan