[thelist] shopping carts

Ron ronr at linuxdude.com
Tue Jun 17 17:01:28 CDT 2008

Brian Cummiskey wrote:

> All credit card orders need to be authed, packed/shipped, THEN charged 
> to the card, and then finally setteled in the system.
> with paypal, it doesn't follow this.  They charge right away, and then 
> there's nothing to settle the order against.  It's basically marked as 
> complete from the time of order due to the immediate charge.

Interesting comments...

Note: GC only auths the card initially, and a seperate step is required
to charge the card. I've wondered why GC can do this but is not an
option with PP.

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