Re: Principles of XML design
On 5/6/05, Chris Burdess <dog@b...> wrote: <snip/> > Not at all. The spec says the order of attributes is not significant. > Whether one processor or another chooses to believe that it is > significant is irrelevant. Building an expectation of such behaviour > will simply leave your users confused and unhappy when they start using > another, conformant XML processor without that behaviour and their > application is broken. Just out of interest: when are "users" going to be switching between parsers for a given application? Even as a developer once I've picked a particular parser for a particular application I've pretty well committed to it for the lifetime of the app... -- Peter Hunsberger
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