Re: [Emerald] Per second charging

Jeff Woods ( )
Sat, 19 Feb 2000 16:18:46 -0500

Per-second billing is not reasonable -- most systems will only track to the
minute, not to the second. Emerald WILL keep track of the seconds spent
online, but you'll have to manually yank that data out of SQL, out of the
calls table.

At 01:42 PM 2/19/00 +0800, you wrote:
>How does Emerlad keep track of (and charge for) login durations ?
>Our dialup customers would like a per-second charging mechanism in place.
>For example, if customer "jake" logins in for 30 seconds the 1st time, and
>then logs in for 15 seconds the next time, his total consumtption should be
>only 45 seconds.
>So, we want to sum up all his seconds spet online, convert it to hours +
>minutes and then determine houw many minutes he exceeded.
>Can Emerald do this ? If not, why ? How do we solve this problem ?

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