[ic] PaypalExpress.pm: improvements

Stefan Hornburg (Racke) racke at linuxia.de
Tue Jul 10 00:54:24 EDT 2007

Ton Verhagen wrote:
> Quoting Lyn,
> At 09:20 PM 7/9/2007, you wrote:
>> On Fri, 06 Jul 2007 15:56:07 +0200, Ton Verhagen wrote:
>> >Dear All,
>> >
>> >When using Lyn's PaypalExpress.pm payment module we
>> >encountered frequent problems connecting to PayPal.
>> >
>> >Many errors like the one below were written to the error.log file:
>> >500 Can't connect to api-3t.paypal.com:443 (Bad hostname 
>> 'api-3t.paypal.com')
>> >Best regards,
>> I'm not sure that this is a timeout rather than a DNS issue, as
>> Peter noted, so I'll think about this alteration.
> [snip]
> It's not a DNS issue as far as I can tell.

Where is this confusing error message coming from ? If domain
resolves fine but connection has troubles, it should say something
different then "Bad hostname".


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