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[Bug 11335] Inappropriate use of MAY in

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Dave Peterson <davep@iit.edu> changed:

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--- Comment #3 from Dave Peterson <davep@iit.edu> 2010-11-18 00:22:42 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #2)

> My reading of "No X may have a Y" is "There must not be an X that has a Y" -
> that is, it is a prescriptive statement, not a permissive one.

That's the way I read it, too.  And I agree that RFC2119 prefers "MUST NOT" to
"MAY not", even if they technically mean the same thing.  (But since they mean
the same thing, it's truly a minor editorial fix.)

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