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LukeJavan8
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Postby LukeJavan8 » Thu Jun 21, 2012 6:20 pm

Yup, that is what I mean.
A newspaper reporter goes out and gets the story, but
the headline is the property of someone higher up:
hence "meta", copy editor, I suppose would be the title.
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Postby Philip Hudson » Thu Jun 21, 2012 6:27 pm

I never thought of the tech pubs of my experience as being meta-anything.
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Postby Perry Lassiter » Thu Jun 21, 2012 8:54 pm

Aren't we asking what is a meta-for?
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Postby Slava » Thu Jun 21, 2012 10:04 pm

Perry Lassiter wrote:Aren't we asking what is a meta-for?

Exactly, that was my question, "What is this meta for". :wink:
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