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"Collin" <email@example.com> writes:
> When I recently reviewed the W3C Recommendation "XML Infomation Set"(available at http://www.w3.org/TR/xml-infoset/), I found there was a little problem with the recommendation.
> The recommendation says in its introduction:
> "In this specification, the words "must", "should", and "may" assume the meanings specified in [RFC2119], except that the words do not appear in uppercase."
> However, I could not find any words "MUST", "SHOULD" and "MAY" in uppercase in the recommendation.
> Does this mean that
> "must", "should" and "may" assume the meanings specified in [RFC2119], even if they appear in lowercase, or
>  all these words do not conform to [RFC2119]?
The former, that is, in the Infoset REC when it says: "The value must
be an integer", that 'must' has the force of an RFC2119 'MUST'.
Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of Edinburgh
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