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It seems to me that isn't about mutuality, or aid. Not everyone has to contribute, so it's not mutual. And it doesn't have to be about aiding someone in need. What it seems to be is an activity that benefits everyone involved. If I make brownies for you, it's just charity. But if we make brownies for *us* then we can benefit together. We're both employee and customer. What do you call that? It's not mutual aid!

@cy I guess 'mutual' in this case refers to the whole group as in 'i give you something when you need it and if i need something else later, you give me something'

Forgive me the programmerism, but what it should be called is 'asynchronous mutual aid'

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