@Ares42 & @Tennmuerti - Thanks both of you guys for your great insight.
I often say things that *I* want, with the full knowledge that there is negative repercussions of what would happen if it was rolled out to everyone. My point is that IF there was a server that allowed pay-for-credit transactions (only as a test), I would join it in a heartbeat. Although I understand that inflation would have a huge negative impact, but I also know that free market economy has a way of working itself out.
Maybe it's because there is so little to purchase in the game (especially if you have gathering skills that feed your crafting habit), but I think for this game it would have LESS of an impact than other MMOs.
I'm personally a big fan of disruptive moves, and I guess I was hoping that SW:TOR would have more of them.