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ISSUE-98 (Graph.toArray() list order): Does Graph.toArray() have a deterministic order? [RDFa 1.1 API]

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Date: Sun, 10 Jul 2011 22:38:02 +0000
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ISSUE-98 (Graph.toArray() list order): Does Graph.toArray() have a deterministic order? [RDFa 1.1 API]

http://www.w3.org/2010/02/rdfa/track/issues/98

Raised by: Manu Sporny
On product: RDFa 1.1 API

Philip J├Ągenstedt wrote:
> The ECMAScript spec has always said that when
> enumerating properties of objects, the order is undefined. (Properties
> are conceptually an unordered set.) In practice, implementations do
> use a particular order (insertion order, more or less) and this has
> required reverse-engineering between browsers because scripts rely on
> that order. The same thing will happen with Graph.toArray if it
> becomes widely deployed.

The Working Group should:

1. Determine if Graph.toArray() should have a deterministic order.
2. Determinine what the deterministic order should be.
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