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Hassan Schroeder <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 06:14:37 -0700
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On 6/16/17 11:23 AM, Paola Kathuria wrote:

> If someone has a one-of-a-kind item in their cart, what should a
> second person see with regard to the [add to cart] button for that
> product?

> My existing custom shop takes the item out of availability as soon as
> someone adds it to their cart.

I addressed this for a client in exactly that way: a unique item, once
added to a cart, is simply not shown to anyone else. A session timeout
results in the cart contents being added back to the inventory.

It's really not technically difficult and I totally agree that it's
"not good to surprise and annoy customers" 😀

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