Re: [802SEC] "Get IEEE 802" comments
If that is the source of the charge, I can offer up links to well
establsihed credit card processing services that charge a transaction fee of
$0.30 plus 2.9% of the charge. This would reduce the fee from $25 to $0.45
On 3/15/06, Harry Worstell <email@example.com> wrote:
> The $25 cost is the processing fee for the credit
> card for the $5 down load.
> Harry R. Worstell
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Carl R. Stevenson [mailto:wk3c@WK3C.COM]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 15, 2006 3:58 AM
> To: STDS-802-SEC@listserv.ieee.org
> Subject: Re: [802SEC] "Get IEEE 802" comments
> I don't think it's acceptable to increase our participants' cost for
> supporting the program beyond where it is now.
> As I tried to discuss, but there wasn't time during the Friday EC
> meeting in Denver, I just can't understand how it "costs" $25 to fulfill
> a .pdf download. (I may have misunderstood, but my understanding was
> that was the reason stated as to why a nominal (say $5) charge per
> download from Get 802 "wasn't a viable option" to further support the
> program without increasing our participants' per meeting session costs.
> As I said, it seems to me that the incremental cost of a .pdf download
> is negligible and I don't understand why simply changing the price (to
> something like $5) 6 months after 802 standards are published isn't
> I'd like to hear a good explanation of what I'm missing so that I can
> understand it and we could see if we could figure out a way to fix this.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Roger B. Marks [mailto:email@example.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, March 15, 2006 12:59 AM
> > To: STDS-802-SEC@listserv.ieee.org
> > Subject: [802SEC] "Get IEEE 802" comments
> > Karen,
> > Every time we discuss the Get IEEE 802 budget, it gets me to thinking
> > about the program itself, and how it might be improved, or even
> > maintained.
> > So, I have the following comments:
> > *The "Get IEEE 802 Program Agreement" says "Documents subject to the
> > wait period will be listed on the website with a link to a site where
> > the documents may be purchased." However, I don't see such links at
> > the site:
> > http://standards.ieee.org/getieee802
> > In fact, I don't ever recall seeing such links, even though I've
> > brought up this issue a few times over the years. There is a pointer
> > to the IEEE Store, but that's not the same thing; the Store is an easy
> > place to get lost, and it does not include a list of available
> > 802 documents.
> > *Are sales of drafts included in the Get IEEE 802 budget? I think IEEE
> > could do a better job of promoting them for sale.
> > It's nice that the web page has two links to the draft sale page.
> > Unfortunately, both of those links are dead, because they point to
> > ILI. ILI has not been offering 802 drafts since November 1.
> > *As usual, we discussed the statistical profiles of the downloaders
> > when we met last week. However, I suspect that this data may be out of
> > date. I say this because, when I went to download standards today, I
> > did not receive the survey form. [Neither did I receive a "Terms and
> > Conditions" page to accept.] I found the same results on two different
> > browsers.
> > Before we next meet to talk about the program budget, can you see if
> > IEEE can review the web site?
> > Roger
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