Equivalence EUR USD is becoming a bug (staff: 'Will investigate')
Thread poster: Luca Tutino

Luca Tutino  Identity Verified
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Dec 17, 2006

In community rates feature, and elsewhere 1 USD = 1 EUR - nowadays pure fantasy. Is there any risk that this will somehow create market distortions?

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Marco Oberto  Identity Verified
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A silver coin ($) is NOT equal to a gold coin (€) Dec 17, 2006

Proz.com membership policy sounds like:

Europeans have to pay in gold, while for Americans a silver coin is enough... and yet standards of living are the same in the two continents.


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Henry Dotterer
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Pricing policy change will be announced soon... Dec 17, 2006

... but as for the rates feature, what problem do you see, Luca?

We already differentiate currencies there...


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Luca Tutino  Identity Verified
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What I see Dec 17, 2006

I just noticed that when I clic on see the community rates while bidding I see prices in EUR (USD) - with same amount referring to both.
Henry wrote:

... but as for the rates feature, what problem do you see, Luca?

We already differentiate currencies there...


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Henry Dotterer
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Thanks, Luca, we'll look into it. Dec 17, 2006

Luca Tutino wrote:

I just noticed that when I clic on see the community rates while bidding I see prices in EUR (USD) - with same amount referring to both.
Henry wrote:

... but as for the rates feature, what problem do you see, Luca?

We already differentiate currencies there...

My view is different. We have not touched this page in a while. We'll look at it.

Thanks!


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