Re: RFC 7168 on The Hyper Text Coffee Pot Control Protocol for Tea Efflux Appliances (HTCPCP-TEA)

Ted Lemon <ted.lemon@nominum.com> Thu, 03 April 2014 00:55 UTC

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Subject: Re: RFC 7168 on The Hyper Text Coffee Pot Control Protocol for Tea Efflux Appliances (HTCPCP-TEA)
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On Apr 2, 2014, at 8:29 PM, Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter@gmail.com> wrote:
> In the supermarket the other day, I was handed a free sample
> of Red Bush Tea, which is clearly not tea. I do not know
> whether it is not-tea.

As I mentioned to someone privately earlier, not-tea is the logical complement of tea, which is to say the complete set of all things that are not tea.   Hence, Rooibos tea is not not-tea, although it is not tea.