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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
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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",
 >   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.

Joseph Reagle Jr.   
Policy Analyst           mailto:reagle@w3.org
XML-Signature Co-Chair   http://w3.org/People/Reagle/
Received on Friday, 1 October 1999 17:47:54 UTC

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