Author: elf Pavlik <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2017 15:42:29 -0600
Merge pull request #257 from valueflows/non-rec-exch
add non-reciprocal transfers
1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
diff --git a/docs/introduction/exchanges.md b/docs/introduction/exchanges.md
@@ -4,5 +4,7 @@ This vocabulary subset looks at exchanges of resources from an independent or ne
This differs from (for example) the [Good Relations Conceptual Model](http://wiki.goodrelations-vocabulary.org/Documentation/Conceptual_model), which we like and want to intertrade with. But Good Relations assumes Compensation in the form of money; the compensation itself is not a separate promise; and the actual flow events are not part of the model. (That's not a criticism. Good Relations has different goals, and a more minimal model makes sense for them.)
-In ValueFlows, we want to track not only the offers and promises, but also the actual flows of resources in networks, in all directions. And we want to support exchanges that don't involve money as well as those that do.
+In ValueFlows, we want to track not only the offers and promises, but also the actual flows of resources in networks, in all directions. And we support exchanges that don't involve money as well as those that do.
+We also support non-reciprocal one-way transfers, such as in a gift economy.