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

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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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http://www.investopedia.com/terms/b/boil-the-ocean.asp

In my experience, side-effects of security are generally
unintentional - to be intentional, they'd first have to be
understood by the security people, and of any interest to
them.

Lloyd Wood
http://about.me/lloydwood
________________________________________
From: Randall Gellens [randy@qti.qualcomm.com]
Sent: 10 April 2014 05:28
To: Wood L  Dr (Electronic Eng); randy@qti.qualcomm.com; elwynd@dial.pipex.com; agmalis@gmail.com
Cc: ietf@ietf.org
Subject: RE: RFC 7168 on The Hyper Text Coffee Pot Control Protocol for Tea   Efflux Appliances (HTCPCP-TEA)

At 5:07 AM +0100 4/10/14, <l.wood@surrey.ac.uk> wrote:

>  Crypto requires increased processing power, requiring more energy,
> producing more waste heat.
>
>  So, yes, it is a contributing factor to global warming. Crypto is
> red or black. It isn't green.

I think you misunderstood me.  I didn't ask if global warming was a
side-effect of security, I asked if global warming was an intentional
security effort, as part of the plan to boil the ocean.

>
>  Whatever the sun does in terms of output (e.g. Maunder minimum)
> dwarfs this and many other man-made contributing factors, of course.
>
>  Lloyd Wood
>  http://about.me/lloydwood
>  ________________________________________
>  From: Randall Gellens [randy@qti.qualcomm.com]
>  Sent: 10 April 2014 03:24
>  To: Wood L  Dr (Electronic Eng); randy@qti.qualcomm.com;
> elwynd@dial.pipex.com; agmalis@gmail.com
>  Cc: ietf@ietf.org
>  Subject: RE: RFC 7168 on The Hyper Text Coffee Pot Control Protocol
> for Tea  Efflux Appliances (HTCPCP-TEA)
>
>  At 3:05 AM +0100 4/6/14, <l.wood@surrey.ac.uk> wrote:
>
>>   Always boil the water first. This is in line
>>   with best security practice, which attempts
>>   to boil the ocean.
>
>  So global warming is a security effort?
>
>  --
>  Randall Gellens
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