Beer to be integrated into Nevada!!

I just came across the beer fastrack, which proposes to integrate beer(1) into opensolaris (I am disappointed that wine(1) is not in scope):

Overview
========
This case describes the proper usage model for the common zymological
beverage, beer(1).  Though the beverage 'wine(1)' has similar processes
and has similar results, the density and concentrations are different,
so this case will not include 'wine(1)'.  This case will also not
include common compression techniques (warming and cooling), but will
reference them.


History
=======
 In ancient times, the Mesopotamians  discovered that grape juice left
out for some time changed into a fluid that, when consumed, cause
people to act giddy and talk loudly, but otherwise felt very happy.  A
curious group, they also experimented with other materials, and found
that using grains (rice, wheat, and barley), they could get a fluid
with a little less impact, and more of it could be used.  Grains were
also more abundant, so it was also more economical.  This became beer(1).

 The ancient Egyptians documented their procedures for constructing
beer(1), and has been reproduced in modern times.  Though the quality
of the reproduced product isn't as good as modern beer(1), much of the
effects were as they are today.

 In the 16th century, the French, being taxed on the volume of the
liquid, determined that the fluid can be compressed by applying heat
and cold to get the essence of the liquid.  The compressed liquid was
usable by itself, but decompression was never viable.

 The British also discovered that if the flower of the hop plant was
added, the stability of beer would improve.  A lot of hops allowed for
beer to remain stable for the long journey to India (hence, the "India
Pale Ale").

 Beer was also popular with the American settlers, where the first
commercial production facility was built in Hoboken New Jersey in the
late 16th century.  Perhaps it was the impact of this fluid that caused
brewers such as George Washington, Samuel Adams, Paul Revere, and
enthusiast Ben Franklin to dislike the British.  It might also be the
reason the Bostonians put tea in Boston harbor, and not in hot water.

 In 1857, Louis Pasteur made the connection of yeast with fermentation.
But it was the German chemist, Eduard Buchner, winner of the 1907 Nobel
Prize, that determined that it was the yeast enzyme, zymase, that
catalyzes glycolysis, and leads to the characteristics of beer(1).

 In 1985, the need for standards caused the certification group BJCP to
define standards and certify individuals that are qualified to validate
beer.  This standard is included in the case materials.


Technical Details
=================
 The detailed formula for creation is:

    C6H12O6 + O2 +  => 2 CH3CH2OH + 2 C02 + 2ATP

or

   Sugar + Oxygen +  => Alcohol + Carbon Dioxide + energy

This is an aerobic reaction as it consumes oxygen, and the catalyst is
the zymase of yeast.

 Considering that the common sugars used have significantly different
characteristics, and the process of turning these sugars into compounds
that can easily be converted to beer, the end product will be dependent
on the actual starting components.

 For the correct product, it is important that the fungi species
Saccharomyces Cerevisiae be used, as other catalysts will impact the
formula and generate a completely different and undesirable product.

 Some of the detailed starting components or procedures are considered
proprietary and cannot be described in this case, but the common
process allows for and encourages this individuality, and actually
improves the usage.


Usage
=====
The most common usage is:

     cd  /pub
    more beer

though recent usage has been:

    find /brewer -name beer -exec drink {} \;

Note that usage has the same results as discovered by the Mesopotamians,
and can lead to the usage of date(1) and/or join(1), and often leads to
the misuse of chat(1m).  Excessive usage can cause garbled verbage, user
data corruption, unexpected reduced power, decreased vertical stability,
or unintentional overflow.  Normal usage will cause a slight to moderate
ammonia buildup that will require regular flushing.


Accessibility
=============
beer(1) is accessible to all provided that security constraints (below)
are followed.  Even people with disabilities can use and appreciate the
value of beer(1).


Internationalization
====================
beer(1) already is internationalized, and is well understood by many in
all languages.  Usage and callouts vary in various languages, but general
charactierstics remain constant.  It also has a built in mechanism for
people of different languages to understand each other, though it can
lead to disagreements during sporting events (especially with Zebras).


Security
========
beer(1) has the following authorizations:

   public.beer.legal-age               Having this authorization allows
                                       the user to acquire beer(1).
   public.beer.underlimit              Having this authorization allows
                                       the user to to pass audits.
   public.beer.designateddriver        Having this authorization denies
                                       the user access to beer(1) but
                                       allows the user to continue to
                                       use auto(1).

These should be considered weak authorizations, as any college
student can easily circumvent the public.beer.legal-age auth.  And many
ignore the public.beer.underlimit and public.beer.designateddriver
auths.  However, auditing is handled by federal agencies, and failure
to have these authorizations while using beer(1) (especially the use of
auto(1) while using beer(1)) can result in reduced monetary resources
and/or severely restricted access.


Imported Interfaces
===================
     Name              Stability
  ===========================================
     Beer              Volatile
     Sake              Volatile
     Barley Wine       Extremely Volatile

Exporting Interfaces
====================
     Name              Stability
  ===========================================
     Urethra           Standard (and important after using beer(1))


Packaging
=========
     Bottle            (7 to 22 US fluid ounces)
     Growler           (Half-gallon jug - but jek3 knows this)
     pony keg          (3 to 7.5 US gallons)
     Standard Keg      (15.5 US gallons a.k.a. half-barrel)
     Barrel (standard unit)  (31 US gallons)

I need to thank Randy Fishel for proposing this on the ARC mailing list, and for making me laugh on April fools day!

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