[Chugalug] how would you do a swap & shop site?

Ed King chevyiinova at bellsouth.net
Mon Jan 28 05:39:07 UTC 2013


I put up a cheezball sale/trade site back in May 2011...   its been online ever 
since but rarely used, heck I don't even remember my own password ;-)

I used:   http://osclass.org/





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From: Chad Smith <chad78 at gmail.com>
To: Chattanooga Unix Gnu Android Linux Users Group <chugalug at chugalug.org>
Sent: Sun, January 27, 2013 10:51:41 PM
Subject: Re: [Chugalug] how would you do a swap & shop site?

The idea of a swap website has been brought up on this list many times - if it 
ever has been done, (which I can't remember it actually being done) it didn't 
last.

My suggestion, don't bother.  Why reinvent the wheel?

For stuff swapped amongst ourselves, we have the list.

For other stuff there is Craigslist, ebay, Amazon, McKay, Yard Sales, Goodwill, 
etc..


-Chad W. Smith


On Sun, Jan 27, 2013 at 9:19 PM, Stephen Kraus <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com> wrote:

Just send all decrepit hardware to me, and save the special ones for Ed.
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>On Sun, Jan 27, 2013 at 10:08 PM, William Wade <willm.wade at gmail.com> wrote:
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>All the various reasons not to do it, why do it, etc... aside.
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>>I would start thinking along the lines of how McKay's already does this in the 
>>physical world for a starting point. Likely a credit system could would well. X 
>>buys something from Y and Y receives 10 credit. Y uses credit to "buy" something 
>>else. Economics has learned that a common interchange is very useful.
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>>On Sun, Jan 27, 2013 at 5:52 PM, Lynn Dixon <boodaddy at gmail.com> wrote:
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>>You mean like Craigslist but where people have to pay to list? Would be a hard 
>>road since Craigslist is popular and free.
>>>On Jan 27, 2013 8:50 PM, "Rod-Lists" <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:
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>>>The shop would be standard commerce packages with your cut factored in.
>>>>But I'm stuck on how to implement a trading system for inkind items.
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>>>>Of this would on a lamp system.
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