Dutch Auction Bots (Bots)

Dutch Auction Bots // Bots

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jim fleming

Feb 6, 1999, 3:19am
Dutch auctions apparently start at a high
price and the price is reduced little by little
until a buyer grabs the item.

A bot could be designed to change the
price on an item that is on display while AVs
stand around watching the price drop.

The buyers could be tracked and the info
shuttled off the the database back-end.

Jim Fleming
Unir Corporation


Feb 7, 1999, 9:16pm
Oh... do you call that dutch auctions...

It's the kind of auction 'we' use at the dutch flower auctions.

Dean-Christian Strik ("Fluxen") -- dean2 at -- ICQ #11760568
"Real programmers like vending machine popcorn. Coders pop it in the
microwave oven. Real programmers use the heat given off by the CPU. They can
tell what job is running just by listening to the rate of popping."

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Feb 16, 1999, 4:40pm
it's kinda effective, especially when having a lot of products and a lot of

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