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While each individual evaluation has to by syntactically well-formed, there are no requirments that individual users' evaluations 'agree', not can there be any such requirements, because of the system's decentralized nature. This may be a bit disorientating to those who wish to compare it with Centralized Money.


  1. Users who interact are not requred to send each matching evaluations
  2. Users who evaluate the same interaction may do so differently, including using different units to do so
  3. There is no requirement or expectation that users' evaluations sum to zero;
  4. This is not a system in which one person's gain is another's loss

Why Account At All Then?[edit]

People may wish to account for their interactions without using a zero-sum win/lose system to do so.