784.9 MKR in the MKR contract

Could someone explain to me why there are 784.9 MKR sitting in the MKR contract? Are these tokens for all intents and purposes burned or are these tokens also in ownership of the DAO as it owns the address?

https://etherscan.io/address/0x9f8F72aA9304c8B593d555F12eF6589cC3A579A2

I understand there is a transfer function within the smart contract however I am not knowledgeable enough to know that functions limitations.

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I believe they are lost MKR, there is no way to get them back.

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Thanks for clarifying. I thought so too.

Yes, those MKR’s are missing, any currency you see transferred directly to a contract is technically missing, the only way a contract can apply those functions is by interacting with it and as you can see it was just a send.

Doing MKR burns since before activating the Buffer hahaha.

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