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   RE: [xml-dev] Can we treat XML elements and attributes as sets

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Which would I think imply that maintaining
> and not maintaining order are both important in XML?
> Do I make any sense? 

Yes, sets (unordered) and sequences (ordered) are both important in XML,
which is why both are used, and I think you will find that the specs are
very careful to use "set" to mean an unordered collection and "sequence" (or
"list") to mean one with intrinsic order.

Michael Kay


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