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    <div class="moz-cite-prefix">On 5/1/18 8:00 AM, Phillip Hallam-Baker
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        <div class="gmail_default" style="font-size:small">The reason
          this became a concern was that I turned on a doohickey in my
          document formatting tool which compiles tables of
          MUST/MAY/SHOULD for conformance.</div>
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        <div class="gmail_default" style="font-size:small">Minimizing
          the number of MAYs becomes a bigger concern when you see the
          consequences. <br>
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    Requirements language isn't all about MUST; the other words are
    equally important. <br>
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          <div class="gmail_quote">On Tue, May 1, 2018 at 10:56 AM, Paul
            Hoffman <span dir="ltr"><<a
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                <div class="h5">On 1 May 2018, at 7:17, Phillip
                  Hallam-Baker wrote:<br>
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                  > Quite often in a spec, I find myself writing
                  something like this:<br>
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                  > A Frame MAY be either buffered or unbuffered...<br>
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                  > Frames are either buffered or unbuffered...<br>
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                  > Which is correct? I am thinking the second
                  because it is not actually<br>
                  > normative, it is by definition which is not the
                  same thing.<br>
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              The latter seems better to me for the exact reason you
              give.<br>
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    Agreed.<br>
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    -Heather<br>
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