Re: [rtcweb] Transports: RFC 6062 support

Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> Tue, 11 March 2014 21:23 UTC

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* Harald Alvestrand wrote:
>On 03/11/2014 09:26 PM, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
>> * Harald Alvestrand wrote:
>>> In RFC 2119 theory, MAY and not mentioning it at all have exactly the 
>>> same weight.
>> (That depends on whether the default is "allowed" or "prohibited" and
>> there are plenty of specifications where explicit MAY overrides a de-
>> fault of "prohibited".)
>
>Probably true. But I can't think of any at the moment - do you have
>something specific in mind?

(A typical example is when RFC 2119 keywords are used to describe how a
protocol element is constructed, say, "<foo> elements MAY carry bar=''
attributes"; you wouldn't assume you can use <foo bar=''> without that.)
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