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Re: XML Schema: element ordering

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 13 Jul 2000 15:44:50 +0100
To: Robin LaFontaine <robin@monsell.co.uk>
Cc: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5b7laqxf6l.fsf@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Robin LaFontaine <robin@monsell.co.uk> writes:


> I wonder which approach your canonicalisation takes. I presume it also
> looks at the structured document, and our tool could be useful in that
> it should indicate that the output of your canonicalisation process is
> 'equal' to the input.

It's actually a side-effect (and originally a debugging tool) of the
construction of XSV.  I just dump the internal representations of the
schema components back out as XML, and yes, sort things such as
attributes and disjuncts to normalise for side-effects in their
internal ordering.

  Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of Edinburgh
          W3C Fellow 1999--2001, part-time member of W3C Team
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