Votes: 1bcna (3.5)
Selected by: nolan@celery.[spam_prevention]
Lee was: the Supplicant ?
Answered on: 20 Oct 2003
The Internet Oracle has pondered your question deeply. Your question was: > Oh great Oracle, who knows the unknowable and can extemporize with the > best of them. Why are mayonnaise packets so much bigger than ketchup > packets?
And in response, thus spake the Oracle: } A longer header, more framing bits, and the data is incompressible. } } You owe the Oracle a recipe for TCP/IP burgers.
I asked this question once before I got the answer above. The answer I received the first time was:
} Ketchup has a higher density. } } Putting mayonnaise in every food gives utter satisfaction.