[ic] 5.3.1 - Out of stock products
mike at perusion.com
Sat Oct 22 10:29:36 EDT 2005
Quoting Andreas Grau (agrau at esquat.com):
> Out of stock items can be preordered, ie. put into the cart using a
> quantity of zero (enforced). Zero quantity items are, however,
> completely removed from the cart later, leaving no trace of preordered
> I am tempted to suggest that there should be no automatic removal for
> zero quantities, but only for qty < 0. This would leave it open to the
> catalog to mark and handle preorders.
> lib/Vend/Cart.pm may introduce a pack()-sub to kick zero quantities out
> of the cart if needed. And a catalog.cfg compatibility flag may change
> toss_cart() to old behaviour as well.
It would seem to make more sense to me to put the items in a separate cart
with a non-zero quantity. After all, you don't order zero of something...
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