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Re: ACTION-295: Should v. Must

From: David Wainberg <david@networkadvertising.org>
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2012 16:40:00 -0400
Message-ID: <5081BAA0.7020202@networkadvertising.org>
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>
CC: "public-tracking@w3.org" <public-tracking@w3.org>

On 10/18/12 6:47 PM, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> Editors, please note that the all-caps is only for highlighting
> the words so that requirements are easily found -- all usage
> of those words, whether in caps or not, is subject to RFC2119.
Roy -- I'm confused on this point. The W3C process doc says the following:

" The terms MUST, MUST NOT, SHOULD, SHOULD NOT, REQUIRED, and MAY when 
highlighted (through style sheets, and in uppercase in the source) are 
used in accordance withRFC 2119 
<http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2119.txt>[RFC2119 
<http://www.w3.org/2005/10/Process-20051014/process.html#ref-RFC2119>]."

It specifies "when highlighted," so I expected that to be the convention 
for all W3C docs.
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