Bill,

No I didn't look at the checkout.  It just seemed that the catalog was a
perfect fit.

terry

Bill Welch wrote:

> Maybe you just looked at the catalog and didn't notice what's in the
> checkout. Having spent the past month setting up a site with Etailer, I
> would have to completely disagree with you. If Brad started with Etailer
> (I suspect he did, the checkout sequence has an Etailer look), it would
> have taken a lot of hard core programming, not graphical work, to get to
> where he is in 5 days.
>
> 1) Etailer doesn't support separate billing and shipping addresses
>
> 2) ETailer doesn't support a shipping fee, much less shipping alternatives
>
> 3) Etailer doesn't do taxes.
>
> Adding even one of the above features means touching a lot of python,
> management dtml, and user dtml.
>
> 4) Etailer sorts options alphabetically.
>
> 5) Etailer uses the variable name as the label on forms, i.e. Firstname in
> CheckOut. Makes for ugly shipping address vs billing address forms unless
> you extend the required_properties code to support labels. More python,
> management dtml, and user dtml.
>
> Nothing wrong with Etailer, but there's a lot to Brad's site that Etailer
> doesn't handle.
>
> Bill.
>
> On Thu, 7 Dec 2000, Terry Kerr wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > Looks good.  5 days eh?.  I think one graphics artist could have done it
> > in less than two days using Etailer (e-tailer.adroit.net)...except for the
> > Wampum bit...I am hoping someone will add this in soon.
> >
> > terry
> >
> > Brad Clements wrote:
> >
> > > Just announcing this new e-commerce zope based site.
> > >
> > > http://www.adirondackcraft.com
>
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