[regext] Murray Kucherawy's Discuss on draft-ietf-regext-data-escrow-07: (with DISCUSS and COMMENT)

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DISCUSS:
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I had originally included these just as comments, but since another AD brought
up the same point I'd like to discuss them:

Section 5.1.3: "This element SHOULD be present in deposits of type Incremental
or Differential."  This makes it sound like a deposit of those two types not
using this element might be non-compliant.  I suggest instead "This element is
only used in Incremental and Differential deposits."  (Or instead of "used",
maybe "meaningful".)

Section 5.1.4: " It SHOULD be present in all type of deposits."  Same issue. 
Maybe "It is valid for use in all types of deposits."


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COMMENT:
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Roman took many of my ideas, so I support his DISCUSS position and his comments.

Some of the BCP14 language in this document feels mushy.  "SHOULD/MUST take all
necessary precautions" isn't very precise, while normally
interoperability/normative language is supposed to be pretty crisp.

"gTLD" and "ccTLD" could stand to be included in the definitions section,
either by prose or by reference if there is one.

This may reveal a weak point in my understanding of XML, but Section 5.1 says
that the type of the deposit is FULL, INCR or DIFF.   Is this case-sensitive?

Section 5.1.1: Should "data-time" be "date-time"?

Section 5.1.2: About "version", although I think this is made explicit in the
XML schema in Section 6.1, I suggest a sentence be added making it clear that
this document specifies version "1.0".

Section 5.1.4, last paragraph: When would you not apply that SHOULD?  That
strikes me as MUST territory.