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Re: Feedback on Quota Management API

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2012 09:13:04 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDBNHS_EzQzO2inHQftyodeKztVo++WSPxEHMvtb=v+94A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Tobie Langel <tobie@fb.com>
Cc: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>, Kinuko Yasuda <kinuko@chromium.org>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, Web Applications Working Group WG <public-webapps@w3.org>, Eric U <ericu@google.com>
On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 8:44 AM, Tobie Langel <tobie@fb.com> wrote:
> On Jun 27, 2012, at 6:44 AM, "Glenn Maynard" <glenn@zewt.org> wrote:
>> Unrelated, screaming-caps on RFC2119 terms (eg. "MUST") is jarring and unnecessary.  I'd suggest dropping the em.rfc2119 style.  That's what HTML, DOM4, etc. do, and it's much more readable.
> How do you distinguish between 'MUST' and 'must' then? I agree the style is jarring, but maybe that can be fixed rather then completely removed.

You don't distinguish - "must"/"should"/"may" should *only* be used in
their RFC2119 meaning.  If you want to use one of those words
casually, use a synonym instead, like "can".

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