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Re: XLink 1.1: RFC 2119 conformance

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2005 23:02:14 +0200
To: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Cc: www-xml-linking-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <42fca440.55138406@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Norman Walsh wrote:
>/ Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> was heard to say:
>|   http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-xlink11-20050707/ section 3 and 3.3 are
>| contradictory with respect to the keywords "optional" and "should, the
>| latter section refers to "should" as indicating "optional" features,
>| this is incorrect usage of RFC 2119 terminology, please change the
>| document such that it complies with the requirements in RFC 2119.
>
>What do you think is contradictory, exactly?

Section 3.3 has 'for any optional conditions ("should" and "may")'. This
is a claim that both "should" and "may" mean "optional" where section 3
clearly states that "should" does not mean "optional".
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