Trade: What it is



If I have traded my fish for your corn, the following five things must be true:



a) I intended that you get the rights to my fish, on condition that I get the rights to your corn.



b) You intended that I get the rights to your corn, on condition that you get the rights to my fish.



c) I consent to your conditions in (b), and you know it.



d) You consent to my conditions in (a), and I know it.



e) Because of a-d, we achieve our intentions in (in a and b).