Talk:Trojan Room coffee pot

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I just added the names of the people involved together with their roles where known. I'm a trifle confused about the Client-Server terminology as applied to X Windows: apparently it's the other way around from "normal". However I'm assuming that most people are going to approach this on the basis that the Server sends out the pictures and the Client receives them. Phil 12:50, Dec 2, 2003 (UTC)

I think the nature of this article requires a picture of the object in question.

I'm asking all four of the people concerned. Hopefully at least one of them has a working email address. :-) GreenReaper 05:14, 26 October 2006 (UTC)
And three four replies, all positive! Images uploaded. :-) GreenReaper 22:15, 27 October 2006 (UTC)

Coffee pot or coffee machine?[edit]

An editor just changed "coffee pot" to "coffee machine", citing (not unreasonably) the title of the original page. Sometimes it is called pot, however, as in this site: [1].

What do folks think? Should we rename it? (Note that Internet coffee machine redirects to this site. - DavidWBrooks (talk) 19:13, 25 August 2010 (UTC)

I feel it should remain coffee pot, since the focus was on the pot (and its contents), not the entire machine. GreenReaper (talk) 19:56, 25 August 2010 (UTC)
True, but the site itself is called Trojan Room Coffee Machine - perhaps "machine" vs. "pot" is a Britain/US divide? As a USAnian, I would never say "coffee machine."- DavidWBrooks (talk) 22:42, 25 August 2010 (UTC)

Why turned off?[edit]

The article doesn't say why it was turned off. It seems a strange decision given its iconic status. Why didn't they leave it running to this day? Beorhtwulf (talk) 22:35, 28 February 2011 (UTC)

I put in one sentence, mostly lifted from a Spiegel article. They moved the office; it doesn't say why they decided not to move the pot - DavidWBrooks (talk) 17:31, 1 March 2011 (UTC)