Is order in XML guaranteed?
Hi, If we have data items like this: <data> <d>5.0</d> <d>6.0</d> </data> We know for sure that in the application logic, we add 5.0, and then add 6.0, in a specific order. Since we are storing big amount of data (1-D array, usually 200 items), we want to MAKE SURE that data retrieved are in the right order we put in. The question is: does the XML spec, or parser spec guarantee these 2 items to be stored/retrieved in order ? If not, then do we have to do this: <data> <d seq="1">5.0</d> <d seq="2">6.0</d> </data> Thanks -- Andrew H. Chen Engineering Computing & US BWR Westinghouse Electric Company (+1)-412-374-2316
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