[ic] Shipping Survey

Stefan Hornburg (Racke) racke at linuxia.de
Tue Sep 3 10:29:14 UTC 2013

On 09/02/2013 09:36 PM, Peter wrote:
> On 09/03/2013 03:03 AM, William Carr wrote:
>> We run about at 100 or so sites using Interchange. We have set it up
>> so that there is a default set of settings, pages, tables, etc. We
>> may override these defaults at the catalog level if we wish. In this
>> way we can get a site up and running quickly (without just copying
>> and pasting our latest greatest site) and still have the ability to
>> customize each site as much as we want. For example each site shares
>> the same results page but we could easily create a custom results
>> page at the catalog level if needed. This enables us to keep the
>> stuff we have to write and maintain (code, pages, markup, etc.) at a
>> minimum.
>> Sorry for the rambling setup. We would like to do this with shipping.
>> We would like to have some notion of default shipping settings that
>> are applied to each catalog with the opportunity to override those
>> settings or do other customizations on a per catalog level if needed.
>> Currently each catalog has its own shipping setup even though the
>> vast majority of those catalogs use very similar setups.
> Interchange can currently do this, look at the SubCatalog directive:
> http://interchange.rtfm.info/icdocs/config/SubCatalog.html

SubCatalog really doesn't scale well as the memory footprint of the
Interchange instances grows with the number of sub catalogs.

I used the approach to AutoLoad site specific stuff based on
the domain name / URL.


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