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[SMIL30 LC comment] Use of 'must' in informative sections

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2007 17:25:28 +0200
Message-ID: <1219689036.20070829172528@w3.org>
To: www-smil@w3.org

Hello www-smil,

While reading

Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL 3.0)
W3C Working Draft 13 July 2007

I noticed several instances of the word 'must' in informative sections. This is problematic, due to the common usage of 'must' as a conformance requirement in W3C specifications.

Please either 

a) reword these sections to avoid 'must', or 
b) add clarificatory wording regarding use of 'must' in the specification as a whole and noting any relationship to RFC 2119, or
c) consider making some of the informative sections normative, if 'must' is indeed used as a conformance requirement in some cases

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Interaction Domain Leader
 Co-Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
Received on Wednesday, 29 August 2007 15:25:40 UTC

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