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Re: [xsl] position last and attributes


Subject: Re: [xsl] position last and attributes
From: Michael Kay <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2012 00:00:11 +0100

And since I know that encoders in this community, by habit and tool, enter attributes in a certain order, I'd like the displayed order to be document order.

I got irritated with an application recently where attributes were serialized inconsistently - not because the order of attributes is information-bearing, but because consistency of presentation helps the human reader find information quickly. So the next Saxon release includes a serialization property to control attribute order on output.

Michael Kay
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