[ic] Discontinued items woes

Stefan Hornburg (Racke) racke at linuxia.de
Thu Sep 18 22:07:06 UTC 2008

Peter wrote:
> On 09/18/2008 11:27 AM, Stefan Hornburg (Racke) wrote:
>> Hello, folks!
>> Products in an online store may change regularly, depending on the business. 
>> Customers might now be aware of it, due to several possible reasons:
>> * "race" conditions, product just removed or deactivated
>> * stale pages in search engines or price compare sites
>> * pages on affilates's sites
> How can we differentiate these from things that do indicate an 
> improperly configured catalog or improperly populated database such as:
> * Variants table not set in the ProductFiles directive
> * Variants not populated for a p[articular item
> * Variants generated with the wrong codes

Do we really need to differentiate that? You are responsible for correct
configuration and database population. Also, it wouldn't hurt to
show a boilerplate message in these cases.


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