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Model child nodes order?

From: Adam Flinton <adam.flinton@nhs.net>
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 10:04:27 +0100
Message-ID: <4A7FE29B.2050301@nhs.net>
To: Www-Forms Www-Forms <www-forms@w3.org>
Dear All,

I have created a system for templating XForms which started off using
XInclude but then evolved from there as I needed to be able to put in
more advanced Xpath selects than a simple numeric e.g. /x/y[1] (&
because XInclude became much too slow).

My question is:

Given I replace something like:
    <xInclude href="./displayFragments/Models_Instances.xml"
xpointer="//SysInfo_Model[1]/*[1]/*" />

With the contents of a predefined model instance (which might itself
include xInclude elements) I have no definitive order set i.e. I might
get bind elements before an instance or a submission element as the
first child of <model>

I can happily add a sort for reasons of clarity (i.e. the code ends up
"compiling" a complete XForm which is then saved as a file & used & can
thus be looked at by a human), but I was wondering if there is any sort
of implied order as the schema appears not to have one e.g.:

<xsd:sequence minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="unbounded">
<xsd:element ref="xforms:instance"/>
<xsd:element ref="xsd:schema"/>
<xsd:element ref="xforms:submission"/>
<xsd:element ref="xforms:bind"/>
<xsd:group ref="xforms:Action"/>



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