[ic] *ML to transmit an entire catalog, ECML

Mike Heins mikeh@minivend.com
Tue, 6 Mar 2001 12:26:29 -0500

Quoting cfm@maine.com (cfm@maine.com):
> re: *ML to transmit an entire catalog and ECML, two questions
> 1)
> I'm looking for a *ML schema suitable for transmitting an entire
> catalog.  There must be such (or more than one) thing.  Can anyone
> suggest what to look at?

Not the foggiest idea what you are talking about. What is *ML?

> 2)
> Along the path I looked at ECML, a wallet API.  If we converted
> our checkout forms as they suggest, does this mean that any ECML
> wallet would just work with our catalogs?  I note that Yahoo 
> wallet is not on the list at www.ecml.org.
> This would be a painful transition, mapping and reorganizing all those
> fields, but my experience is that any solid standard is almost always
> better than the results of many years of ad hoc evolution.  :-)

Have you looked at Vend::ECML? It remaps the field names to Interchange
names and vice versa for sessions....

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