[thelist] eCommerce - transaction status

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Fri Apr 24 01:51:21 CDT 2009

On 24 Apr 2009, at 01:28, Hassan Schroeder wrote:

>>> After all, what good would it do to discover the card is invalid / 
>>> after/
>>> you've shipped the item?  :-)
>> That's why you AUTH the card... to make sure there's funds  
>> available and
>> is a valid card.
> ..both conditions which could certainly change in the time between
> ordering and shipping, however limited  :-)

Which is why there's a facility in Authorisation to reserve funds -  
the card's usable balance drops so the cardholder can't spend it, but  
the funds don't transfer to you.


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