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From Jeremy Quinn <>
Subject Re: attribute order
Date Tue, 06 Jun 2000 13:04:00 GMT
At 18:33 +0100 01/06/00, Jeremy Quinn wrote:
>At 15:16 +0000 01/06/00, wrote:
>>Matt said:
>>> I'm pretty sure that it is part of the spec that the attributes will
>>> be in no particular order after and xsl transformations.  Does anyone
>>> have any info to the contrary?
>>Jeremy asked:
>>> > Should Xalan/Xerces be allowed to change the order with impunity?
>>> >
>>> > Should the QuickTime plugin be able to recognise the namespace regardless
>>> > of the order of the attributes?
>>In fact, attributes are specifically *not* ordered -- both the XML Infoset
>>Working Draft and the Canonical XML Working Draft make this clear.
>But does this include namespace declarations being able to be before or
>after attributes using those namespaces?

I found a solution to this, I seems daft (to me :) but appears to work.

I realised the attributes are sorted by name, I changed the name of the
QuickTime Extensions namespace to xqt (comes after xmlns :)

Ha! QuickTime still works and the attributes too!

hope this helps someone ...

regards Jeremy

   Jeremy Quinn                                           Karma Divers
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