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Re: Chris, I think I get it!
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- Subject: Re: Chris, I think I get it!
- From: Chris Crawford <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2001 16:11:25 -0800
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> You're saying that when you interact with a system, that system is
> not the story.. the end result of your interaction is the story.
> Thus, interaction might PRODUCE a story, but doesn't really
> "interact" with it.
> So, for instance, you might interact with a storyteller, causing that
> storyteller to tell a different story.. but since that story doesn't
> exist until it's told, you can't really interact with it.. you're
> really just aiding in its creation/authorship.
> Is that it?
Exactly! I'm sorry if I've been sounding like some sort of puzzlemaster;
sometimes I get so deeply into my own work that when I explain it to others,
and awful lot of "It's intuitively obvious to the most casual observer"