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RE: New wording for R001

From: Jeffrey Schlimmer <jeffsch@windows.microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2002 11:21:31 -0700
Message-ID: <2E33960095B58E40A4D3345AB9F65EC106B142F0@win-msg-01.wingroup.windeploy.ntdev.microsoft.com>
To: "David Booth" <dbooth@w3.org>, "Jacek Kopecky" <jacek@systinet.com>
Cc: <www-ws-desc@w3.org>
Thanks for your help with this. The new wording will be in the next
draft.

--Jeff

-----Original Message-----
From: David Booth [mailto:dbooth@w3.org] 
Sent: Thursday, April 18, 2002 2:28 PM
To: Jacek Kopecky
Cc: www-ws-desc@w3.org
Subject: Re: New wording for R001

At 06:36 PM 4/18/2002 +0200, Jacek Kopecky wrote:
>  David,
>  I understand the Must in the square brackets as an indication
>that this requirement must be fulfilled, so why not just change
>that from Must Not to Must?

Only for stylistic reasons.  It is usually clearer and more direct to 
phrase things positively.  Also, "must not preclude" is (almost) a
double 
negative, which is almost always more confusing than stating the
intention 
directly.


>R001
>
>[Accepted, Must, Charter] The language developed by the WG must
>not preclude any programming model, nor assume any transport or
>protocol for communication between peers. (Last revised 21 Feb
>2002.)
>
>                    Jacek Kopecky
>
>                    Senior Architect, Systinet (formerly Idoox)
>                    http://www.systinet.com/
>
>
>
>On Thu, 18 Apr 2002, David Booth wrote:
>
>  > Jeffrey,
>  >
>  > Per your action item: NEW ACTION 2002.04.18 Jeffery will clean up
R001
>  >
>  > Here is some suggested new wording for R001[1]:
>  >
>  > R001: [Accepted, Must, Charter] The language developed by the WG
must
>  > permit any programming model, transport or protocol for
communication
>  > between peers. (Last revised 21 Feb 2002.)
>  >
>  > [1]
>  > 
>
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-ws-desc/2002Apr/att-0104/01-ws-d
esc-reqs-20020417.html
>  >
>  > David Booth
>  > W3C Fellow / Hewlett-Packard
>  > Telephone: +1.617.253.1273
>  >

David Booth
W3C Fellow / Hewlett-Packard
Telephone: +1.617.253.1273
Received on Tuesday, 23 April 2002 14:25:28 GMT

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