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

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In a message dated 23/06/2003 00:27:17 GMT Daylight Time, david@megginson.com writes:

There is no information that I can think of that could not be
represented in XML or SGML without attributes, and attributes add a
noticeable amount of additional complexity to XML APIs.

Personally, I like attributes and I'm glad that we took them from
SGML, but I won't pretend that there's any justification other than
stylistic preference.


Thanks for the response. It does give me some reassurance that there isn't some earth-heaving fundamental reason I am missing. :)

Andrew Watt


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