Thanks for your comment. The WS Description Working
Group tracked this issue as a CR080 .
The Working Group accepted a proposal for canonicalized
XPointers. The change is reflected in the latest editor’s draft
Unless you let us know otherwise by the end of October, we
will assume you agree with the resolution of this issue.
From issue CR079:
One more thing - are these URIs supposed to be fully
canonical? If so,
we might want to constrain the order of the xmlns() parts
- e.g. they
appear in the order in which the prefixes are used in the
part, and ensure no unused xmlns() declarations may
Arthur also noted that we don't constrain prefixes either.
aspects might we want to constrain? Whitespace between
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