One of my favorite pastimes is to argue with people whether a solution is stateless, whether it should be stateless and what it means to be stateless in the first place. Ideally, the debate would involve alcoholic beverages and the other person would pick up the check.
Так Грег начинает замечательное эссе под не менее замечательным названием "Enemy of the State". Highly recommended.
P.S. "Starbucks Does Not Use