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   Re: [xml-dev] Create XML

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Robert DiFalco wrote:
> How do most people feel about imposing a sibling element order
> significance?
> 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.



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