Jamie Dallaire on Wed, 9 Jan 2008 00:57:45 +0100 (CET)

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Re: [s-d] [s-b] Mackerel Transfer

On Jan 8, 2008 6:54 PM, 0x44 <bnomic@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Jamie Dallaire wrote:
> > Clearly I know about adding and subtracting negatives :-p
> >
> > What I mean is that the rule of the text could be argued to limit
> transfers
> > of currency to gifts that actually make the recipient's amount go UP and
> the
> > giver's amount go DOWN.
> >
> > BP
> >
> I'm certainly willing to concede the point, if you can point out where
> in the rules "UP" and "DOWN" are defined.

Touché. Not defined in the rules. But just like my argument about going up
or down by a negative amount, this depends on commonly accepted
interpretation of english idiom.

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