Re: New Version Notification for draft-leiba-rfc2119-update-00.txt

Dave Crocker <dhc@dcrocker.net> Wed, 10 August 2016 02:33 UTC

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Subject: Re: New Version Notification for draft-leiba-rfc2119-update-00.txt
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On 8/9/2016 7:27 PM, Michael Richardson wrote:
> If only we had an audio recording of Postel saying "SHOULD", "MUST", "MAY"...
> Maybe we do.


If we had it, it is unlikely he would have said "uppercase SHOULD is 
different from lowercase should".

On the average, he did not seek to impose basic changes in the semantics 
of English text rules.

d/

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   Dave Crocker
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