From: Henry Spencer (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Jul 22 2002 - 09:54:22 CDT
On Sun, 21 Jul 2002, Graham Drabble wrote:
> > 4. It MUST reject any article that does not have the correct
> > mandatory headers for a proto-article (5 and 8.2.1)
> > present, or which contains any header that does not have
> > legal contents, and it SHOULD ...
> Can you have a MUST ... OR ? It seems contradictory.
It's not "MUST...OR", it's "MUST reject if (x or y)". Nothing wrong with it.
I would suggest, though, that the second comma should be a period -- the
SHOULD is better made a separate sentence, which would make the sentence
structure easier to follow.