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418 and HTCPCP may become more than a joke soon

skiilaa profile image skiilaa ・1 min read

I'm a teapot!

The "Hyper Text Coffee Pot Control Protocol" or "418 I'm a teapot" was one of the traditional IETF April Fools' jokes (RFC 2324). Now that IoT is happening, should we redesign it for more than an April Fools joke?

What do you think? Do coffee pots need a separate HTTP-based protocol? Probably no. But what if? Leave your thoughts below.

This is not a joke, I swear.


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Andy Zhao (he/him)

I totally get what you're saying, but I wish I knew more about HTTP-based protocol to have an opinion or thought to contribute.

Until then, I'll be happily drinking tea awaiting a response. ☕️

shenru_h profile image

Do they need a seprate protocol, YES!!!

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Aniruddha Pandey

There are people making projects using raspberry pie. Its happening!