[ic] Matrix options inventory -- yet again.
racke at linuxia.de
Fri Dec 5 15:20:29 EST 2003
On Thu, 04 Dec 2003 14:10:55 -0500
Reid Sutherland <reid at vianet.ca> wrote:
> Please CC me as this email address is not on the list.
> Version: 4.9.8
> I've searched the lists and have come to no real conclusion about the
> state of inventory controls with regards to matrix options. Here's what
> I understand: "It doesn't work the way it should.".
> Basically, you can buy things even if there is no stock in the option
> item. It will even bring the inventory count below 0 (-5 for example).
> This is plain silly in my opinion. This method confuses would be IC
> users that are trying to sell clothing, for example. As they would have
> multiple sizes, colours, etc., and different inventory for each.
> Sooo, should I stop complaining and patch it myself, or is there
> something I can do to have it notify/email/complain/etc when a
> particular option is out of stock?
> I think the current matrix option inventory system should either be
> disabled or improved. In it's current state, it makes no sense (to me).
> It only adds hope that it functions the same way as the regular item
> inventory does, which of course, it does not. And in the end it may
> give some users a bad taste for IC (and less consulting money for Mike ;))
> Let me know what you think.
Citing WHATSNEW from current CVS:
* Add inventory function back in. Mysteriously removed during the
LinuXia Systems => http://www.linuxia.de/
Expert Interchange Consulting and System Administration
ICDEVGROUP => http://www.icdevgroup.org/
Interchange Development Team
More information about the interchange-users