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Re: MUST use normative language (Re: draft-ietf-httpbis-http2 feedback)

From: Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com>
Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2013 09:31:20 +0200
Message-ID: <51FA0EC8.5010205@cisco.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
CC: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Julian,


> The problem that I have with this "MAY" is that it states something
> obvious; we have a flow control feature, and a party in the data flow
> can invoke it. Why is there a "MAY" here?

I had assumed that it wasn't obvious to everyone.  This particular MAY
seems more intended toward the sender rather than the receiver.  But
just as I said don't contort to avoid language, liberal sprinklings of
MAY area also unnecessary.

Eliot
Received on Thursday, 1 August 2013 07:31:50 UTC

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