[ic] ECML: Thanks for insight, Mike. Not quite there.

cfm at maine.com cfm at maine.com
Thu Oct 9 21:13:37 EDT 2003

On Thu, Oct 09, 2003 at 07:42:40PM -0400, Martin Abell wrote:
> Mike,
> >> that the fields on checkout should be named according to the ECML standard.
> >> AutoFill is definitely handy, but I'm not a fan of the idea of changing all
> >> instances of b_address1 to Ecom_BillTo_Postal_Street_Line1, etc.  See
> >> http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3106.txt  and
> >> http://www.w3.org/TR/P3P-for-ecommerce
> >> 
> >> Has anyone dealt with this?
> > 
> > If you look in your extensions directory, there is Vend::ECML.
> > It automatically does this for you.
> > 
> > Interchange (at that time Minivend) was the first shopping package to
> > support ECML, the very day it was announced. 8-) Unfortunately no one
> > every used ECML that I know of, and no one ever used the module to
> > my knowledge.

It did work, at least in testing.  I don't know if we ever used it to
sell anything.  Seemed like a good idea at the time.


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