Re: [rtcweb] Uppercase question for RFC2119 words

Lee Howard <Lee@asgard.org> Fri, 01 April 2016 16:07 UTC

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Date: Fri, 01 Apr 2016 13:07:43 +0100
Subject: Re: [rtcweb] Uppercase question for RFC2119 words
From: Lee Howard <Lee@asgard.org>
To: "tom p." <daedulus@btconnect.com>, Dave Cridland <dave@cridland.net>
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Thread-Topic: [rtcweb] Uppercase question for RFC2119 words
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On 4/1/16, 11:33 AM, "ietf on behalf of tom p." <ietf-bounces@ietf.org on
behalf of daedulus@btconnect.com> wrote:

>
>Also, I see a number of ADs pushing for a SHOULD to be accompanied in
>the I-D by the valid reasons why it will not happen, as opposed to
>leaving it up to the implementor, and again, I see this as not
>compliant, but again, I see it as a good idea.


The above is what I would expect.

"there
   may exist valid reasons in particular circumstances to ignore a
   particular item, but the full implications must be understood and
   carefully weighed before choosing a different course.²

Some examples of those cases is useful in understanding why ³SHOULD² is
used. It might not be an exhaustive list.

Lee


>
>Tom Petch
>
>> > As a complete side thing, I wonder how this all seems to
>> > German-speakers, as German uses initial caps for all nouns.  I
>wonder
>> > if anyone even notices if someone fails to do that.  I wonder if it
>> > becomes puzzling, perhaps in some instances.
>> >
>> > Barry
>> >
>>
>
>