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Re: [SpecGL] 1044 - Case of RFC2119 terms

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2005 16:08:10 -0500
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To: 'www-qa-wg@w3.org' <www-qa-wg@w3.org>

Le 14 mars 2005, ŗ 05:25, Dominique HazaŽl-Massieux a ťcrit :
> To accommodate Lofton's remark - which makes sense to me-, we could 
> say:
> "They are usually" in stead of "they may be"

Using RFC 2119 [RFC2119] Keywords (MUST, SHOULD, MAY, ...) makes it 
easy to spot conformance requirements; according to the RFC itself, 
they should be used only to establish interoperation 
[WIKI-RFC-KEYWORDS]. They are usually written with an uppercase 
formatting. It's a good idea to create a specific markup for them too. 
It will be easier to extract conformance requirements and better for 
accessibility (See the Manual of Style).

Editing done.

Karl Dubost - http://www.w3.org/People/karl/
W3C Conformance Manager
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