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On 5/16/2012 7:39 AM, Randy Bush wrote:
The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT", "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this document are to be interpreted as described in [RFC2119] when they appear in ALL CAPS. These words may also appear in this document in lower case as plain English words, absent their normative meanings.i like this a lot
So do I. Rather than attend to likely misinterpretation by average readers, it relieves us from responsibilities for misunderstandings due to our choosing not to conform to normal language usage.
Making an artificial, formal distinction is far more productive than worrying about characteristics of typical readers.
d/ -- Dave Crocker Brandenburg InternetWorking bbiw.net