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Hi Tom, Thomas, *
Le 13/10/2013 12:54, Tom Davies a écrit :
Hi :) I tend to dislike "must not" too.  It's soo authoritarian that
it makes me want to go against it or to find out why not by
experimentation.  I prefer things like; should avoid try not to 
please don't it's worth avoiding ...  because ... and other such less
definite equivalents.  Even better is if you can flip it around to
say the positive instead.

The reasons I used "must not" are simple:
- makes the reader aware that this is of the most importance: if he
breaks the build, his language can't be built or in other cases, the
users of his language will lose data,
- makes it clear for readers who are not confident with English: 'must'
has no ambiguity, this is not the case for 'should' or 'have to'. With
'must', there is no question even if your English is not so good.

Kind regards

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