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   Re: [xml-dev] attribute order

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At 2005-05-07 09:31 +1000, Rick Marshall wrote:
>i've read a lot on this list about attribute order and the related problem 
>of "how do i decide to make something an attribute or an element?"
>surely one simple answer to both these questions is "if order matters then 
>it is an element. if order doesn't matter then consider other things - 
>white space significance, character encoding, etc."
>in fact a short(?) list of the differences between entities and attributes 
>would make these decisions a lot easier.
>perhaps we could build such a list (or advertise a link to one).


I hope this helps.

. . . . . Ken

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