[CCWG-ACCT] Request for Clarification on Threshold Issue
kavouss.arasteh at gmail.com
Mon Feb 29 13:00:17 UTC 2016
I understand the scope of application of shall.
However, such application and use is totally inconsistent with the " conditional structure of the phrase" as well as within the context that to be used
I am not convinced at all
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> On 28 Feb 2016, at 23:28, Andrew Sullivan <ajs at anvilwalrusden.com> wrote:
> Dear colleagues,
>> On Sun, Feb 28, 2016 at 08:14:41PM +0000, Phil Corwin wrote:
>> "'Shall' is very commonly used in legislation in the third person to
>> imply mandatoriness."
> Also, in an Internet context, these words for some have special
> meaning. Roughly standards-track RFC for many years now has included this text:
> The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL
> NOT", "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and
> "OPTIONAL" in this document are to be interpreted as described
> in RFC 2119.
> So this may be one occasion in which people of policy and technical
> backgrounds won't confuse each other :)
> For those interested, <http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2119>.
> Best regards,
> Andrew Sullivan
> ajs at anvilwalrusden.com
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