[ic] Re: Paypal
Thu, 22 Mar 2001 19:27:41 -0500
Quoting Matthew Schick (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> On 22 Mar 2001 15:15:34 -0800, Ed LaFrance wrote:
> > At 05:55 PM 03/22/2001 -0500, you wrote:
> > >Quoting David Schnardthorst - Eregion (email@example.com):
> > > > I have found a lot of postings concerning integration with
> > > > Paypal. However, I have not found anybody yet who has complete
> > > > integration. Has this occurred yet, and if so, where can
> > > > I get some examples.
> > >
> > >It is easy to *get to* PayPal, just not so easy to get back.
> > ...I went as far as to contact them, proposing that they consider some type
> > of gateway or "silent post" interface for their services, explaining that I
> > and/or others would most likely hammer out some kind of support for such a
> > service in Interchange and put it into the code base. We had a few
> > exchanges via email and they collected a slew of data from me (probably for
> > marketing). That was more than two months ago - no word since. I don't
> > think they are ready for it right now, or they just don't see the benefit
> > to them.
> I also have contacted them with the same proposal, with the answer being
> that they simply did not see the need for a compatible interface..... I
> guess when you corner a market you don't have to work with anyone else.
> IMHO, any of the solutions for integrating PayPal and Interchange I have
> found are just too complicated and involved to be feasable. Like Mike
> said, the problem isn't the Interchange > PayPal communcation.... it's
> getting the approval information back from them after the fact.
Flash update -- they apparently contacted us recently and gave some
info about a hidden post capability.
Assuming I can get a Business/Premium account to test on, a module
shouldn't be too far behind.
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