Re: ACTION-295: Should v. Must

On 10/20/12 2:04 AM, Michael[tm] Smith wrote:
> "Roy T. Fielding" <>, 2012-10-19 14:18 -0700:
>> On Oct 19, 2012, at 1:40 PM, David Wainberg wrote:
>>> On 10/18/12 6:47 PM, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
>>>> Editors, please note that the all-caps is only for highlighting
>>>> the words so that requirements are easily found -- all usage
>>>> of those words, whether in caps or not, is subject to RFC2119.
>>> Roy -- I'm confused on this point. The W3C process doc says the following:
>>> highlighted (through style sheets, and in uppercase in the source) are
>>> used in accordance with RFC 2119 [RFC2119]."
>>> It specifies "when highlighted," so I expected that to be the convention for all W3C docs.
>> Thanks David, I was not aware of that statement in the W3C process.
> To be clear, it's not in the Process document as a general statement about
> requirements or conventions for other W3C documents. It's simply a statement
> in the "Status of this Document" of the Process document itself, And the
> scope of it is restricted to just the Process document itself. It's clearly
> not intended to express or imply any convention for other W3C documents.
Yes, I could have been more clear about that. But, having read it in the 
process doc, I assumed it to be the convention for all W3 docs, 
expecting that the organization would expect consistency on something 
like that.

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