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Re: Order indicators in the .xsd file

From: Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2012 09:48:37 +0100
Message-ID: <507FC265.6040903@saxonica.com>
To: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
 >I agree that it is often difficult, and the result is almost never 
easy to read and understand. But I do not believe it is ever impossible.

Depends whether your definition of "impossible" is a mathematical 
definition or an engineering definition.

In practice, enumerating the different permutations to permit all 
possible orderings of 24 elements, some of which can be repeated, is 
impossible on the kind of computers that are available for purchase 
today, whatever the computer science theory might say.

Michael Kay
Saxonica
Received on Thursday, 18 October 2012 08:49:01 UTC

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