[ic] Defunct CyberCash payment module

Stefan Hornburg (Racke) racke at linuxia.de
Fri Mar 13 20:11:06 UTC 2009

Mike Heins wrote:
> Quoting Jon Jensen (jon at endpoint.com):
>> Folks,
>> Years ago Verisign acquired CyberCash and switched CyberCash customers 
>> over to Payflow Pro.
>> In the meantime, PayPal acquired the Payflow Pro business from Verisign, 
>> and PayPal set a deadline in 2010 to stop supporting the old Payflow Pro 
>> payment gateway interface.
>> We have a client who just switched from that old Payflow Pro module 
>> (Signio, which required a proprietary binary library) to PayPal's pure 
>> HTTP module. We'll soon be committing that new module, which is based on 
>> initial code from Tom Tucker. (Thanks, Tom!)
>> In the meantime, is there any reason we shouldn't remove the ancient 
>> Vend::Payment::CyberCash module? I can't think of any and will remove it 
>> in the near future if nobody speaks up with reason not to.
> Sadly, it is still in use.

I converted my Cybercash customer last year to Payflow and I'm glad that
there is finally a HTTP alternative.

Using proprietrary binary libraries on AMD64 server isn't that appealing :-).


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