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RE: Question re: Comments USE-Cases

From: Bruno von Niman <ANEC_W3CRep_Bruno@vonniman.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Apr 2007 15:53:11 +0200
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ETSI does- accessible through http://webapp.etsi.org/Teddi/, otherwise see below,

Bruno

 


MUST

This word or the adjective 'REQUIRED' means that the item is an absolute requirement of the present document

  


MUST NOT

This phrase means that the item is an absolute prohibition of the present document

 

 


should

Means that among several possibilities one is recommended as particularly suitable, without mentioning or excluding others, or that a certain course of action is preferred but not necessarily required. Implementers may know valid reasons in particular
circumstances to ignore this recommendation, but the full implications must be understood and carefully weighed before choosing a different course

 


SHOULD

This word or the adjective 'RECOMMENDED' means that there may exist valid reasons in particular circumstances to ignore this item, but the full implications should be understood and the case carefully weighed before choosing a different course

 


SHOULD NOT

This phrase means that there may exist valid reasons in particular circumstances when the listed behaviour is acceptable or even useful, but the full implications should be understood and the case carefully weighed before implementing any behaviour
described with this label

 


 

Means that the definition is an absolute requirement of the present document. It has to strictly be followed in order to conform to the present document

 

 

-----Original Message-----
From: public-wsc-wg-request@w3.org [mailto:public-wsc-wg-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Dan Schutzer
Sent: den 4 april 2007 15:45
To: 'Thomas Roessler'; 'Mary Ellen Zurko'
Cc: ryonaitis@hisoftware.com; public-wsc-wg@w3.org
Subject: RE: Question re: Comments USE-Cases

 

 

ANSI does

 

-----Original Message-----

From: public-wsc-wg-request@w3.org [mailto:public-wsc-wg-request@w3.org] On

Behalf Of Thomas Roessler

Sent: Wednesday, April 04, 2007 9:43 AM

To: Mary Ellen Zurko

Cc: ryonaitis@hisoftware.com; public-wsc-wg@w3.org

Subject: Re: Question re: Comments USE-Cases

 

 

On 2007-04-04 09:33:18 -0400, Mary Ellen Zurko wrote:

 

> I know that the IETF (another standards type body) defines words

> like MUST and SHOULD in their documents. I don't know if W3C does

> along those lines, if anything.

 

http://www.w3.org/TR/qaframe-spec/#what-mandatory

 

Regards,

-- 

Thomas Roessler, W3C  <tlr@w3.org>

 

 

 

 

 
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