geek_girl
No, it appeared that list was made on some other criteria. jtadeo is on that list and he is not even active in the community any longer, he does not have ANY products in the market. Andrew, please tell us how someone who is not active in the community and has no products in the Market could be a trusted vendor? ESASE is on that list. ESASE is the one that has a defective product and when I asked him to fix it he claimed it was a "feature" and that I would need to PAY him to fix it. see more He won't upgrade his products, he won't fix his defective products; so how is he on the list? Who is CitizenKane and why are they on the list? They have two products, free, but they are outdated and it is not even sure what version they are for. Evidently CitizenKane is no longer a part of the Dolphin community either yet they are on the list as a trusted vendor? It does not make any sense.

It is evident that what Boonex considers impressionable and what the rest of the community does is very far apart. Solution? Just remove everyone from the trusted vendor list and let the community as a whole decided who is a trusted vendor.
jtadeo
geek_girl, not sure why you singled me out, but I can understand how you feel about this issue, however from what I am gathering, that list (I understand) is not final or set in stone.
Andrew Boon
Regarding the three Vendors you've mentioned - we've had chance to have close communication with them in different situations and on different occasions. We know their "stance", if you will, well enough to put our word for them, that's all.
houstonlively
Andrew, have you stopped to think that if Boonex lists a few vendors as "Trusted", then all other vendors must be "Untrusted" by Boonex. You are sure dumping a lot of vendors into that category. Ilbellodelweb and others, must be disappointed in realizing that Boonex feels they can't be trusted.
Andrew Boon
Well, maybe the word choice is confusing... what would you recommend?
houstonlively
Most companies that buy things, have an "Approved Vendors" list for any given component that must be outsourced. Approved Vendors lists need to be product specific, and there absolutely must be a clearly defined criteria that a vendor must meet to be placed on the list. Conversely, there should be a clearly defined criteria on how an approved vendor would get dropped from a list.

In the case of this site's Market, products should be divided into general categories such as Templates, see more modules, hosting, coder for hire.... etc, and you could maintain an approved vendors list for each category. In that way, customers will better know what vendor is best suited for a particular product or service. In other words, a vendor on the list of approved vendors for templates, may not necessarily be the best person to go to for modules.

Yes, it's a bit more work than what you do now, but all that spare time you have on your hands is probably driving you nuts anyway.
Zarcon
I have an idea that I have posted towards the bottom that may help.
 
 
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