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Re: transparency, SHOULD and MUST

From: Koen Holtman <koen@win.tue.nl>
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 1996 18:15:47 +0100 (MET)
Message-Id: <199602281715.SAA08261@wsooti02.win.tue.nl>
To: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Larry Masinter:
[...]
>I think what we'll need to do ultimately is to have some folks go
>through the entire spec and look at every MUST and ask "what happens
>if they don't"? And see if we want a fallback. Similarly, look at
>every SHOULD and see if the protocol gets simpler if it turns into a
>MUST, and whether we want to do that.
>
>What do you think? SHOULD we do this? It might help us get through the
>long list of issues more quickly if it isn't something that we MUST
>deal with now.

I think we SHOULD do this.

Koen.
Received on Wednesday, 28 February 1996 09:23:21 EST

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