[Homeroast] Is it just me?

Allon Stern allon at radioactive.org
Tue Mar 2 16:12:14 CST 2010

On Mar 2, 2010, at 10:37 AM, David Liguori wrote:

>> Too bad, because theHSS is yummy. I used HG+DB for mine, done to C++. 
> This is either deliberate or it points out the perils of acronyms.   I know now HG+DB stands for "heat gun plus dog bowl".  I assume C++ stands for "full city plus, plus".  Where I come from C++ is a computing language, so named because it is a successor to C and C++ is a shorthand command in C for "increment the integer variable C".  So if someone is searching the Web for help in C++ programming this is one more irrelevant hit to come up.   If, on the other hand, they are searching for advise on coffee roasting they may not have a clue as to what "HG+DB" stands for.

Actually, C++ is City plus-plus, which I mean is roasted past the end of 1st crack, not quite to 2nd crack. No snaps of 2nd have been heard; I expect it's around 435 degrees in the bean mass, or thereabouts.

But hey, I love assembling my Java(tm) at C++.   ;)


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