Re: 2nd suggested revision for MUST/SHOULD

Barry Finkel <b19141@achilles.ctd.anl.gov> Fri, 28 July 2000 20:12 UTC

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From: Barry Finkel <b19141@achilles.ctd.anl.gov>
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Subject: Re: 2nd suggested revision for MUST/SHOULD
In-Reply-To: Mail from 'Keith Moore <moore@cs.utk.edu>' dated: Thu, 27 Jul 2000 23:30:45 -0400
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Keith Moore wrote:

> [A] An implementation that does not adhere to each of the "MUST" and "MUST 
>NOT" requirements is not considered to be conforming to this specification.

Is there a semantic difference between

    "is not considered to be conforming"
vs.
    "is considered not to be conforming" 
vs.
    "is considered to be non-conforming"

I am not sure.  To me, the latter two seem stronger.
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