W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org > October to December 1999

RE: RFC2119 -- Key words for use in RFCs to Indicate Requirement Levels

From: Barb Fox (Exchange) <bfox@Exchange.Microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Oct 1999 14:44:33 -0700
Message-ID: <4992824A0863D211964B0008C7B1ACB803E1B933@FIFI.platinum.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "'Joseph M. Reagle Jr.'" <reagle@w3.org>, IETF/W3C XML-DSig WG <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>
Abstracts usually include the following text: 

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 RFC 2119.

-----Original Message-----
From: Joseph M. Reagle Jr. [mailto:reagle@w3.org]
Sent: Friday, October 01, 1999 2:32 PM
To: IETF/W3C XML-DSig WG
Subject: RFC2119 -- Key words for use in RFCs to Indicate Requirement
Levels


RFC2119 does not have the terminology of mandatority, recommend and
optional. If someone can point out the reference to me, I'd be oblidged.



[RFC2119] S. Bradner. "RFC2119 -- Key words for use in RFCs to Indicate
Requirement Levels." March 1997. 
http://info.internet.isi.edu/in-notes/rfc/files/rfc2119.txt

_________________________________________________________
Joseph Reagle Jr.   
Policy Analyst           mailto:reagle@w3.org
XML-Signature Co-Chair   http://w3.org/People/Reagle/
Received on Friday, 1 October 1999 17:44:32 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0 + w3c-0.29 : Thursday, 13 January 2005 12:10:07 GMT