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

From: Joseph M. Reagle Jr. <reagle@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 01 Oct 1999 17:47:53 -0400
Message-Id: <3.0.5.32.19991001174753.00a88a80@localhost>
To: "Barb Fox (Exchange)" <bfox@Exchange.Microsoft.com>
Cc: IETF/W3C XML-DSig WG <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>
At 14:44 99/10/01 -0700, Barb Fox (Exchange) wrote:
 >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.

Right, so we are missing "mandatory", we we might as well change to
REQUIRED. I'll change this in the spec.



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