Lists Home |
Date Index |
Robert DiFalco wrote:
> How do most people feel about imposing a sibling element order
> However, it seems harder to write parsers that process elements in a
> random ordering. So often, an arbitrary order is imposed (presumably) to
> make parsing easier.
It is hard to write a DTD with elements which takes a somewhat
larger number of different child elements in arbitrary order
but each at most once or exactly once.
For me, that's enough to introduce an order constraint.