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Re: Is order in XML guaranteed?


xmlspy order of tag
Michael Kay wrote:
> There is a widely held consensus in XML that element order is significant
> but attribute order is not. I don't think this is explicitly stated in the
> XML Recommendation itself, 

Well, section 3.1 of the Rec (3rd Ed.) says

"Note that the order of attribute specifications in a start-tag or 
empty-element tag is not significant."

So that gets part of it, anyway.

Tom P

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