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Re: resolving 057_LOCK_SEMANTICS

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2004 14:17:09 +0200
Message-ID: <40D2DD45.9070100@gmx.de>
To: Geoffrey M Clemm <geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com>
Cc: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org

Geoffrey M Clemm wrote:
> This is all fine with me, except I'd like to delete the "MAY"
> clause from the last sentence in the update to (c).
> Weakening this to a SHOULD is as far as we should go.
> Explicitly adding in the MAY sentence looks too much like
> encouragement to do the wrong thing.

Agreed. Saying

"Servers SHOULD do x, but MAY do not(x)"

isn't very useful.


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