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   Re: [xml-dev] Attribute Order (Was: Create XML )

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On Sun, 22 Jun 2003 16:36:29 -0400
Elliotte Rusty Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu> wrote:
> What would preserving attribute order let you do that you can't do 
> now? What concrete use cases can you present for this functionality?

Simplify canonicalization.  This leads to a sheaf of possible use cases.

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like wanting to be an engineer, rather than wanting to design something,
or wanting to be a writer, rather than wanting to write.  It should be a
by-product, not a thing in itself.  Otherwise, it's just an ego trip.
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