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Subject: RE: [office-comment] Re: 18.51 db:enable-sql92-check (ODF1.2)

Small but important normative-language repair:

"May not" is not recognized normative language.  "Need not" is the correct
form.  I believe the ISO JTC1 directives are precise on this point.  See the
description of the "false:" case below.

 - Dennis

PS: It is not clear, in section 18.51 of cd03 and in the draft below, what
the target of the conformance language is.  What and who does the shall and
need not apply to?  [Added to JIRA as

-----Original Message-----
From: Patrick Durusau [mailto:patrick@durusau.net] 
Sent: Sunday, September 27, 2009 07:52
To: Alex Brown
Cc: office-comment@lists.oasis-open.org
Subject: [office-comment] Re: 18.51 db:enable-sql92-check (ODF1.2)

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 From ODF 1.2 (draft, subject to change):

> The |db:enable-sql92-check| attribute specifies whether the names of 
> tables, views, columns, and queries shall conform to [SQL].
> Note: This limitation restricts the character set to a-z,A-Z, 
> 0-9 and _ and additional database driver dependent characters.
> The defined values for the db|:enable-sql92-check| attribute are:
>    *
>       false: names of tables, views, columns and queries may not
>       conform to [SQL].
>    *
>       true: names of tables, views, columns and queries shall conform
>       to [SQL].
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