[rdfweb-dev] foaf:beerTokens ...

Jan Grant jan.grant at b...
Tue Dec 3 09:39:46 UTC 2002

On Mon, 2 Dec 2002, Jim Ley wrote:

> Hi,
> I've been thinking that one of the things the foaf universe lacks is a
> currency, if I want someone to do something for me, I have to use
> cajoling, and coercion, and can't offer anything but thanks in return,
> what we need is a currency that we can "pay" for stuff with.
> foaf:beerTokens are a possible solution to this, how this might be
> modeled still needs work, but this is one suggestion

Do you want your transactions to be public? Some variant of (the verging
on magical) electronic cash is much cuter.

jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/
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