[ic] How would I let a user to set there own price?
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Wed Oct 7 01:09:48 UTC 2009
On Tue, 2009-10-06 at 20:22 -0400, Rick Bragg wrote:
> I know that it is a bad idea to allow users to set their own prices, but
> in this case I really need to enable this.
> For example, I know it is best to use the gift certificate pricing
> (where the price is set to 1 and the user selects quantity as a price)
> for gift certs, or even donations. This is kind of like buying shares.
> Thats good, but, in my case I really need to allow the user to set the
> price of an item. i.e. a parking ticket. It is for a city, and I am
> not "tracking" tickets on anybody. I don't want to have somebody buying
> 1500 tickets at 1 penny each for a single $15 parking ticket! Simply
> allowing a person on the honor system to pay a ticket (or tickets) by
> setting their own price would be best. So, is there a way to allow for
> a user to set their own price for an item? I have a flag in the
> products table for "allow_setprice" set to 1 for these type of items.
> Thanks again!
Of course payments will be tracked and crossed against the tickets, but
there will be no record of the actual ticket on site, Also the
transaction would be auth (not sale) :)
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