[rfc-i] draft-rfc-image-files-03

Tony Hansen tony at att.com
Tue Apr 10 20:00:55 PDT 2012


On 4/10/2012 10:47 PM, Paul E. Jones wrote:
> Perhaps this is a learned behavior. There are other SDOs that do not 
> use case or any markup to differentiate normative words, but the 
> normative words are nonetheless defined (the same must/shall/should/etc.)

RFC 2119 doesn't require the use of CAPs for the words to be normative. 
Using CAPs has just become the norm in practice, because it makes the 
normative statements stand out better as you're reading the spec. But 
still, it's not required.

     Tony Hansen


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