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Re: What is MAY NOT

1998-06-30 08:31:22
At 03:33 PM 6/30/98 +0200, Werner Koch wrote:
In section:

 4.2.3. Packet Length Examples
    they literal, compressed, or encrypted. The first partial length
    MUST be at least 512 octets long. Partial Body Lengths MAY NOT be
    used for any other packet types.

I did not found MAY NOT in rfc2119 and I guess is should be replaced

That looks like it was meant to be a MUST NOT, not a SHOULD NOT. That is,
under no other circumstances can you use partial body lengths.

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