Re: [Bug 24823] New: [ServiceWorker]: "MAY NOT" is not defined in RFC 2119

* Brian Kardell wrote:
>On Feb 26, 2014 1:01 PM, "Bjoern Hoehrmann" <> wrote:
>> If an agent "MAY $x" then it also "MAY not $x". It is possible that the
>> author meant "must not" or "should not" in this specific instance, but
>> in general such a reading would be incorrect. If course, specifications
>> should not use constructs like "may not".

>Your use of "should not" and the logic implies that actually they may use
>"may not" they just shouldn't.  Do you mean they may not?

I think that using phrases like "may not" is a bad practise. I think any
"may" in this context is mutually exclusive with "should not".
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Received on Wednesday, 26 February 2014 18:42:09 UTC