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#1 Chachazz

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Posted 27 August 2017 - 06:41 PM

'Error 418: I'm a teapot' scores 'reserved' status in IANA Status Code Registry

From what feels like the Internet Dark Ages of the 1990s, was the Hyper Text Coffee Pot Control Protocol, a joking anticipation of the Internet of Things, which gave the world HTTP Error 418:

 

Story at the Register  https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/08/14/error_418_im_a_teapot_preserved/

 

That wonderful April Fools Error 418 - https://www.google.com/teapot

(click the teapot)

 

The April 1st, 1998, Internet Working Groups spec on 

"Hyper Text Coffee Pot Control Protocol (HTCPCP/1.0)"

https://www.rfc-edit...rfc/rfc2324.txt