From: Douglas P. Wilson (email@example.com)
Date: Sun 20 Oct 2002 - 18:04:25 GMT
Re: my quotation from the SEX entry in the Jargon File,
Grant Callaghan <firstname.lastname@example.org> asked:
> That was all very interesting and entertaining, but I can't see
> what it has to do with my proposal.
"a transaction as expressed in ... Main Entry: trans·ac·tion ...
... an exchange or transfer of ..."
e.g. an exchange or transfer of software (in the broadest sense of that term), i.e. Software EXchange
> Was it the fact that I used the word "sexy" in my subject line?
Adding provocative words to messages, especially to subject lines, is not unlike flowers displaying large brightly coloured targets
to attract insect pollinators -- q.v. www.SocialTechnology.Org/MemeticFlowers.html.
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