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Re: billing systems

  • From: Richard A Steenbergen
  • Date: Wed Feb 05 15:37:28 2003

On Wed, Feb 05, 2003 at 03:21:12PM -0500, Richard Welty wrote:
> 
> Richard A Steenbergen <ras@e-gerbil.net> wrote:
> 
> >I prefer to pick a random number, then consult my Magic 8-Ball with the
> >question "Is this customer paying enough money?". If the answer is no, I
> >raise their bill by 10Mbit and try again.
> 
> >Sometimes the billing department gets a little backed up when the results 
> >are hazy, but other than that it's a great system.
> 
> ISPs using a magic 8-ball based billing system may find that customizing
> the 8-ball is not only feasible but may make for better profit margins
> when the 8-ball is properly tuned:

Ah, but does "Chpt 11 appears imminent" fit?

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Richard A Steenbergen <ras@e-gerbil.net>       http://www.e-gerbil.net/ras
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