When are transaction fees charged? When you add money or when it is assigned to a project?
On Tue, Aug 2, 2016 at 5:21 PM, Aaron Wolf <aa...@snowdrift.coop> wrote: > On 08/02/2016 05:05 PM, mray wrote: >> During the last meeting we discussed details about how the limit works. >> I just want to voice my opinion on how the limit should work: >> >> I strongly believe we should make the limit sacrosanct and not touch it >> *never ever*. A decision by the user to set a monthly limit trumps >> "hidden costs" always, no matter if we frame the limit as "pledge limit" >> or "total limit" or whatever else. If payment fees and carried over >> matches would break the limit we need to suppress it as usual: auto >> un-match until there is no more problem. >> >> If the user sets a limit she is free to set it higher if that is what >> she wants! Crowdmatching itself already is a mechanism that asks to hand >> over control, the remaining limit cannot be subject to be overridden by >> even more rules. >> >> >> What are your thoughts on this? >> >> > > I was mostly concerned about the idea that a one-time thing (a > carry-over) would affect the ongoing thing (the suspension of pledges). > Like if my pledges are $9 and I have a one-time $2 carry-over with a $10 > max, the idea that we *suspend* a pledge just so that we process the > carry-over seems awkward and unfortunate. With the one-time carry-over > processed, everything can go forward next month as is, if there's no > changes. > > Having said that, and not having a problem with the carry-over going > over max for myself as a patron, I think you are right, Robert. > > I generally oppose "hide the weirdness" in that I want people to see > behind the curtains and know what's really going on (which is why I want > the fees itemized for the patrons, not hidden in any way). But I accept > that this is a case where the absolute hard max charge in any given > month is going to just be the most comfortable, respectable experience > for patrons. > > The question becomes: is it more annoying to have pledges suspended over > a one-time carry-over or more annoying to get charged a little extra > more than the max? I suspect it varies among patrons. I think this is a > case where eventually having an *option* to say "allow carry-overs to go > beyond my max so as to not suspend pledges" would be something some > people would want. That said, I think it's a bad idea to get into this > right now. > > I support going with Robert's view that we include fees and carry-overs > in the total when determining suspensions in order to keep everything > below the max that is set. I think that's the cleanest initial way to > go. (Yes, that is a change from what I expressed in the meeting) > > Happy to hear others' views. > > > > _______________________________________________ > Discuss mailing list > Discuss@lists.snowdrift.coop > https://lists.snowdrift.coop/mailman/listinfo/discuss > -- @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ @ james sheldon @ http://www.jamessheldon.com @ "those who fail to reread @ are obliged to read the same story everywhere" @ -- Roland Barthes, S/Z (1970) @ voyager...@gmail.com @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ _______________________________________________ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.snowdrift.coop https://lists.snowdrift.coop/mailman/listinfo/discuss