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Re: Do we NEED a marker at all?
David A. Wheeler scripsit:
> I think we should make an even weaker statement:
> "Applications may include this marker before using any curly-infix
> expressions, typically near the top of a file."
> If, as we hope, everyone implements it anyway, then applications won't
> need the marker for portability... so let's not hamstring them with
> the requirement that they MUST do it.
I think this should be SHOULD. RFC 2119 says:
3. SHOULD This word, or the adjective "RECOMMENDED", mean that there
may exist valid reasons in particular circumstances to ignore a
particular item, but the full implications must be understood and
carefully weighed before choosing a different course.
John Cowan <cowan@xxxxxxxx> http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
Sir, I quite agree with you, but what are we two against so many?
--George Bernard Shaw,
to a man booing at the opening of _Arms and the Man_