[jdom-interest] Reordering namespace attributes

Elliotte Rusty Harold elharo at metalab.unc.edu
Mon Jun 16 06:21:00 PDT 2003

At 10:46 AM +0100 6/16/03, Steve Beech wrote:

>The original message and the 'one that works' are shown below. What I want
>to know is: is there anyway I can ensure the namespace attributes are
>created in the order shown in the 'one that works' message instead of the

Short of writing your serializer, possibly by subclassing JDOM's, no 
you can't; nor should  you have to. I suspect the problem is not what 
you think it is. If it is what you think it is, then the receiving 
end of your communication is broken and needs to be fixed. The order 
of attributes and namespace declarations is simply not significant in 

   Elliotte Rusty Harold
   elharo at metalab.unc.edu
   Processing XML with Java (Addison-Wesley, 2002)

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