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Questions tagged [specifications]

This tag should be used for questions that deal with documents that contain the requirements for something that is to be created, such as the specification document for a software.

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Is there a standard for describing a form in a programming specification?

I'm a web programmer at a small web firm. When we have a larger programming project, I write a specification document for the client to review, make necessary changes, and eventually approve. Our ...
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Should one use the legal “shall” in requirements documents and specification documents?

At least in the US, "will" has replaced "shall" in most every context, with the notable exception of the "legal shall". Shall is used instead of will in legal documents to indicate a sense of ...