More on ambigious "should"

by Arnold Burian

Check out More on ambigious "should" by Mike Pope<[email protected]>. Here is an excerpt:

I was reading a thread on a computer forum, and someone asked this question:

Quote:

Your password should contain at least 6 characters

If you’re going to require it; don’t say “should”, say “must”.

This set off an interesting discussion on the semantics of should in this context. I’ve written about…

The full article is available here.

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