I agree and I have no doubt that this was a factor when Josh decided to 'lock' the base quota provided by promo-codes to the old (pre daily reduction) levels. I believe this decision removed the potential for a lot of confusion and made life a lot easier for affiliates that actively promote DreamHost.
However, there have been some fairly major changes to the panel and promo-code system recently and it is entirely possible that the base quota 'lock' that Josh mentioned did not survive the code update(s). There has been at least one case that I can recall of a similar thing happening during panel changes, where promo-code sign-ups were restricted to credit-card payments. Of-course, this was rectified when it was bought to the attention of a DreamHost rep here on the forums.
Now, having said this, I have seen no posts in the forum where customers have complained of not receiving the quota that they were promised, so I suspect that the quota 'lock' did survive the updates and still stands.
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