Re: Fuzzy words [was Uppercase question for RFC2119 words]

Tony Finch <dot@dotat.at> Tue, 29 March 2016 10:58 UTC

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Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter@gmail.com> wrote:

> But if a spec uses, for example, a mixture of SHOULD and should, who
> knows what the authors intended? To that extent, the proposed
> clarification is helpful.

I think if a document uses RFC 2119 keywords then it ought to avoid
non-capitalized uses of the keywords, e.g. by replacing "should" with
"ought to" or other rephrasings.

Tony.
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