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From XHTML 1.0: The Extensible HyperText Markup Language (Second Edition) (2000-01-26) | Glossary for this source

With respect to implementations, the word "should" is to be interpreted as an implementation recommendation, but not a requirement. With respect to documents, the word "should" is to be interpreted as recommended programming practice for documents and a requirement for Strictly Conforming XHTML Documents.

From XQuery 1.0: An XML Query Language (2007-01-23) | Glossary for this source

SHOULD means that there may exist valid reasons in particular circumstances to ignore a particular item, but the full implications must be understood and carefully weighed before choosing a different course.

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