18. modelling rich interaction


Brian wants to make a dinner date with Alison. He knows she will not be able to read email, as she is away for a few days, and he doesn't have her hotel number. He types and prints a letter, which he puts in her pigeonhole. Alison's secretary always checks the pigeonhole several times a day, and when she finds the letter she reads it and rings Alison and tells her.
Analyse this story using a status-event description.

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