Re: [xsl] Can sets have order?

Subject: Re: [xsl] Can sets have order?
From: Oliver Becker <obecker@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2001 18:22:05 +0100 (MET)
> > This property follows from the fact that the body of the relation is 
> > a mathematical set; sets in mathematics are not ordered."
> That (and private mail I've received) does it.  The pure mathematician (David) 
> wins that point.  In pure math, sets seem strictly not to have order.
> > This is a rather significant point in his discussion.
> Perhaps, but rather useless in the discussion that prompted the matter.

We know that
evaluates to different nodes if there is more than 1 ancestor.

Do you think it would be reasonable to assume, ancestor::* has some
intrinsic order? Would it help understanding XSLT?
I don't think so.


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