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Subject: Re: [security-services] Erratum: MAY NOT->MUST NOT

Oops, forgot to mention that the line numbers referenced below are from 
the 1.0 Standard version, not the latest 1.1 draft.

Eve L. Maler wrote:
> There are two instances of the phrase "MAY NOT" in the core spec (lines 
> 1050 and 1258).  This phrase is not actually defined by RFC 2199; I 
> believe what was meant was "MUST NOT".  For this reason, and because 
> "may not" is a classic ambiguous phrase in technical documentation 
> ("don't do this", as opposed to "you may or may not do this"), I 
> recommend that we change it to "MUST NOT" in both locations.
> I did not find any other occurrences of this uppercase phrase in the 
> other documents.
>     Eve

Eve Maler                                        +1 781 442 3190
Sun Microsystems                            cell +1 781 354 9441
Web Technologies and Standards               eve.maler @ sun.com

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