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Re: [xml-dev] XML design of ((a and b) or c)


On 12/13/06, David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk> wrote:
> > But I guest is a doomed approach because I dont think XML is
> > order-stable, so will make horrible things with a operation where
> > order matter :(
> If XML didn't preserve order by default you wouldn't want to use it for
> marking up documents, books, ... they don't usually react too well to
> having paragraphs reshuffled.

Yup. You've got your elements in order in XML; it's the attributes
that have no order guarantee, although I haven't stumbled across any
XML parser that don't do LtoR parsing of them.

"Ultimately, all things are known because you want to believe you know."
                                                         - Frank Herbert
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