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So I don't know how long it takes to

2013-06-17 14:26:18.14485+00 by Dan Lyke 5 comments

So I don't know how long it takes to add value to a Clipper card, but it isn't "update autopay details, eat breakfast, get on bus".

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#Comment Re: made: 2013-06-17 15:28:07.43145+00 by: meuon

One of my issues, working in the "prepaid" is explaining the importance of "real time" to people and systems that work in batch mode, often daily batch mode.

#Comment Re: made: 2013-06-17 16:08:58.959157+00 by: Dan Lyke [edit history]

Just got an email saying

We have received your request to modify your Clipper™ card Autoload details. It may take up to 5 days to complete this process.

Really? In 2013?

#Comment Re: made: 2013-06-17 17:06:49.519184+00 by: Dan Lyke

Ugh, and I thought I'd gotten the character set issues worked out. All this crap is really making me want to rewrite the Flutterby CMS in C...

#Comment Re: made: 2013-06-18 23:16:38.732375+00 by: spc476

You might be able to salvage some code for your Flutterby CMS in C ...

#Comment Re: made: 2013-06-18 23:39:24.432114+00 by: Dan Lyke

Message today:

The funding source for your Autoload on the above-listed Clipper® card has been approved.

We are issuing an order to unblock your card. For your card to work and your Autoload value to be available, you must "pick up" the unblock order by tagging your card to a card reader. Please allow up to 5 days for this order to be available for pick-up.

Fucking really?

Sean, thanks, may end up digging in... I'm trying to brush up my C++ a bit.