SPC Inquiry for Quad-Aligned Zero -- deprecated since SPC-4 maybe
roweber at IEEE.org
Fri Jan 4 18:12:06 PST 2008
* From the T10 Reflector (t10 at t10.org), posted by:
* Ralph Weber <roweber at ieee.org>
The only reason I am responding to this is to ensure that other
readers of this reflector do not get the impression that you have
a semblance of a clue.
The only thing you stated that is correct is:
"[should be at least] ... means should not be less".
"should not be less" means "this standard recommends that the
value not be less". "should not be less" DOES NOT MEAN "this
standard prohibits the value from being less".
Please take your whimsical rewrites of SPC-4 r11 subclause 3.3
to some less rigorous reflector.
P.S. You should have heeded the private warnings about the
pearls of pursuing this path.
plavarre at lexar.com wrote:
> * From the T10 Reflector (t10 at t10.org), posted by:
> * <plavarre at lexar.com>
>>> I think unsigned may or shall or should be "at least"
>>> means should not be less, which is wrong in this instance.
> Ouch I typed that instead when I actually meant to type:
> I think unsigned may or shall or should be "at least" means may or shall
> or should not be less, respectively, and the should not is wrong in this
> Slippery stuff.
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