1. We were really just there to schmooze and do PR, since our distribution's taken care of, and to approach people to develop Oop! starter modules. Standard stuff. We also did "seed plants" . . . who you give your hardware to prerelease is a high status issue.
"Did seed plants"? %) I've searched the Net, but nobody seems to use this term. Is it familiar to you?
2. Oh, to speak with the lost!
Is this maybe some kind of quotation from a movie? Again, the search yields nothing, but maybe you still have some associations?