Alternative Lease Pricing Units of Measure

It would hilarious to request pricing in terms of other cloud provider prices.

For example, give me X server at 0.25 AWS T1.small price

  placement:
    westcoast:
      pricing:
        web: 
          denom: aws.t1 <-auto convert to akt at deploy time
          amount: 0.5

Maybe not the best way to make friends but… maybe someone needs to make a plugin.

Realistically though, a converter to USD/month USD/hour would still remove a mental step for the consumer (and hopefully still keep providers happy)

  placement:
    westcoast:
      pricing:
        web: 
          denom: usd_hourly <-auto convert to akt at deploy time
          amount: 1.23

Perhaps it would be a bit much to make it part of the protocol, but it could just as well be a “front end only feature”

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It is do-able - the deploy.yaml is really just a front-end to creating an on-chain Deployment and off-chain Manifest.

It could even be a script that generates or modifies an existing deploy.yaml, or simply prints out what the price should be in uakt.

Cool, yeah great brainstorming! A middleware conversion to uakt before submission is completely practical.

It’s like autocomplete for pricing.

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Haha, love it.

This would be super cool.