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Re: Some text that may be useful for the update of RFC 2376




"Martin J. Duerst" wrote:
> 
> At 15:29 00/03/15 +0100, Chris Lilley wrote:
> 
> > "Martin J. Duerst" wrote:
> > > I'm not sure it makes sense to disallow it, but discouraging
> > > it might be fine.
> >
> > No. Discourage means wool; it means sometimes-this, sometimes-that. It
> > means admitting the possibility of conflicting sources of information.
> 
> RFC 2396 currently even strongly recommends it, so changing that
> to disallowing it doesn't work so easily.

Oh it works very easily. I don't see how changing "strongly encourage" to
"discourage" is easier than changing it to "must not".

But "must not" cetainly makes like simpler, easier and more predicatable
for those who value data integrity.

--
Chris