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   Re: [xml-dev] Is order in XML guaranteed?

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Chen, Andrew . wrote:

  question is: does the XML spec, or parser spec guarantee these 2 items
> to be stored/retrieved in order ?

Element order is significant in XML. A conformant XML parser faithfully 
reports all elements in the order they appear. What happens after that 
point is up to the client application.

Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo@metalab.unc.edu
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