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Re: [xanadu] flecks ?????
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- Subject: Re: [xanadu] flecks ?????
- From: Jeff Rush <jrush@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 08 Sep 2000 02:32:20 -0500
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____Textpert Alert____ wrote:
> Flecks? "Flecks" as in "Xanadu-Flecks[tm]"? Where has
> Ted Nelson described their workings, and what is the
> genesis of their, uh-mm, fleck-y name? (Obviously,
> I must've slept the last few years under a rock...)
Flecks of gold... I believe they are mentioned in Literary
Machines but it may have been something else I read.
Supposedly they make a good unit of international exchange
and can be used to measure the *tiny* Xanadu charges for
reading a paragraph or sentence of a published document.
I'm not into precious metals investments so I have no
idea how sound they are for this application.