Re: [I18ndir] I18ndir early review of draft-ietf-dispatch-javascript-mjs-07

Asmus Freytag <asmusf@ix.netcom.com> Sun, 10 May 2020 06:17 UTC

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On 5/9/2020 7:11 PM, John Levine wrote:
> In article <1159e4eb-02e6-d4d1-49b5-07267b65b30f@ix.netcom.com> you write:
>> You could also quibble that a MUST phrase that has an implementer
>> defined "out" is against the spirit of the thing.
> If you look at 2119, SHOULD roughly means the same as MUST unless you
> understand why you're special.

That then squares with this pattern:

MUST be <one of two alternatives>

SHOULD be <the preferred one>, unless ... <circumstances>

That way, there's no room for doing something third and the SHOULD works 
as intended.

A./


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> I think we all know what we want to say, I'll let you guys thrash it out.
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