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   RE: [xml-dev] How to compare two DOM Node and XML file?

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> I think the sequence of xml elements is decided by schema. If schema
> doesn't define the sequence, the sequence of elements is NOT 
> important?
> Is it right?

No, XML Schema only says what orderings are allowed, it doesn't say whether
ordering is significant. 

For example, If a <tbody> can contain many <tr> elements, there's nothing in
Schema to say whether the order of the <tr> elements is significant. 

A <route> element might allow <route><left/><right/><right/><left/></route>
- the elements can appear in any order, but the actual order is significant.

Michael Kay


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