[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Top up

Simon Poole simon at poole.ch
Thu Dec 27 17:18:04 UTC 2018

Am 27.12.2018 um 15:25 schrieb Martin Koppenhoefer:
> sent from a phone
> On 27. Dec 2018, at 11:44, Simon Poole <simon at poole.ch> wrote:
>>> much easier to evaluate than one like:
>>> some_services=foo;characteristic_I_need_to_know;bar
>> This is being directly disingenuous, because what is a actually being
>> proposed is
>> characteristic_I_need_to_know:random_string=yes
>> .... 1000+ more random strings.
> usually what you want to know is whether you can top up your mobile phone, not if any kind of top ups are provided, 

Which can be provided by a simple list including the providers name (not
to mention that this allows much simpler fuzzy mapping on the whole set
of supported names, instead of attempting to do the same on keys)..

> so what you call “random string” is actually your mobile phone service provider, i.e. it is part of the characteristic you need to know. Maybe this could lead to 1000 different keys globally, in a country like Italy it is more like 5.
> Cheers, Martin 
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