[rfc-i] Remove some requirements on element order

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Mon Dec 16 14:22:08 PST 2013


On 2013-12-16 22:49, Paul Hoffman wrote:
> In v2, there are a few elements that require their sub-elements to be in a certain order even though that order isn't really needed by the XML processor. For example, <address> requires the enclosed <postal>, <phone>, <facsimile>, <email>, and <uri> elements be in exactly that order. Given that each sub-element has its own name, the order should not be important.
>
> Any objections?
>
> --Paul Hoffman

In the meantime I found that the *intent* of this apparently was to 
allow to arrange these elements in their "correct" order. However, I 
don't think any processor ever has implemented it this way.

Best regards, Julian



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