John Donagher pressed the little lettered thingies in this order...

> Note, I said authorization, not charge. An authorization is a form of sale
> which is really a two-step process. The authorization places a hold on the
> funds, and then a capture transaction is initiated which indicates that the
> funds should be transferred. Running an authorization is harmless because
> (in this case) it is never captured. The only ill-effect is that your
> credit limit is reduced by $1.00 until the authorization expires (around a
> month or so). This is an accepted practice.

Yes, I mis-read your statement.  Sorry.

I was just wrong all around on this one! :-)

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