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RE: malfunctioning, evil adult as XML

preserve element
XML parsers are required to preserve element order as encountered; not so
for attributes.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bryce K. Nielsen [mailto:bryce@s...]
> Sent: Friday, January 31, 2003 1:16 PM
> To: XML Dev
> Subject: Re:  malfunctioning, evil adult as XML
> > I wouldn't enjoy this. Elements and attributes are not the same
> > thing. Attributes don't have order. Elements do. Elements 
> can contain
> > other elements. Attributes can't. If I don't need attributes, I just
> > won't use them.
> >
> Elements have order? I thought native in XML, elements were unordered.
> I don't mean to keep bringing this up, but a lot of posts I 
> read here talk
> about elements being ordered, so I'm often confused since I've always
> thought one of the powers of XML was the ability to allow unordered
> elements?
> -BKN
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