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Re: SVG12: Informative recommendations

From: Andrew Shellshear <Andrew.Shellshear@research.canon.com.au>
Date: Tue, 01 Nov 2005 16:35:34 +0100
Message-ID: <43678B46.1090800@research.canon.com.au>
To: www-svg@w3.org, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>

Hi Bjoern,

>   From http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-SVGMobile12-20050413/conform.html
> [...]
>   At times, this specification recommends good practice for authors and
>   user agents. These recommendations are not normative and conformance
>   with this specification does not depend on their realization. These
>   recommendations contain the expression "We recommend ...", "This
>   specification recommends ...", or some similar wording.
> [...]
> In particular the "similar wording" bit makes it impossible to determine
> for a statement like "It is recommended ..." whether this is meant to be
> a requirement as defined in appendix D.2 or a informative suggestion.
> Please change the draft such that is is unambiguous about informative
> suggestions.

We have removed the above quoted paragraph.  The word "recommended" as
used throughout the spec is to be interpreted as described in RFC 2119.

Please let us know within 2 weeks if this does not satisfy your last
call comment.
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