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Bug#491318: init scripts "should" support start/stop/restart/force-reload - why not "must"?

Package: debian-policy
Severity: minor

     The `start', `stop', `restart', and `force-reload' options should be
     supported by all scripts in `/etc/init.d', the `reload' option is

Is there any reason not to upgrade "should" to "must"?  What is the
point of an init script that does not support those arguments?

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