Re: Can XML Schemas do this?
> It's not, although by default it is. To declare child elements as > unordered, place them in an <interleave> element. > Heh, about an hour after I posted my original post, I came across the <interleave> node. Bravo to RelaxNG for allowing flexible node ordering. > a) if order doesn't matter, choose one (because it doesn't matter!) > b) if order does matter, declare the correct order > I suppose the main reason for wanting/needing unordered (or any-ordered) elements is if you're receiving XML documents from different sources, be it applications or users/vendors. It seems to be a serious pain to report back to them that the document failed validation just because element "B" was listed before element "A"... -BKN
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