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

Randall Gellens <randy@qti.qualcomm.com> Thu, 03 April 2014 23:31 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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At 8:01 PM -0400 4/2/14, John C Klensin wrote:

>  --On Wednesday, April 02, 2014 19:42 -0400 Ted Lemon
>  <ted.lemon@nominum.com> wrote:
>
>>  On Apr 2, 2014, at 6:54 PM, Clint Chaplin
>>  <clint.chaplin@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>  Will there be an option for not-tea?
>>
>>  No.   You can't have tea and not-tea.
>
>  At least until you answer the question "when is tea not tea" in
>  a satisfactory way.  For example, the stuff that comes
>  identified as tea but arrives in bags in many bad restaurants
>  (and others that should know better), is pretty clearly not tea
>  but it is less clear whether it is not-tea or not.

"Waiter, if this is coffee, bring me tea.  If this is tea, bring me coffee."

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Randall Gellens
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