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   Re: [xml-dev] RE : [xml-dev] Comparison of Xml documents

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Hi David,

On Wed, 2003-11-26 at 17:36, David Carlisle wrote:
> > this order must be preserved as it passes through the various gateways
> > to its final destination?
> In general yes order is always relevant in XML. A particular vocabulary
> might specify that order is not important for some elements but it can't
> use any of the usual schema languages (xsd,relax ng, dtd,...) to say that,
> it has to just specify it in prose somewhere.

I am not sure I understand what you mean here.

You can use the RELAX NG "interleave" patterns to say that a schema
processor shouldn't check the relative order of the elements with
virtually no restrictions.

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