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thanks for doing this Q&A sessions really cool stuff!
I have a very specific questions regarding the functionalities of API calls.
I want to make an API call from an ethereum smart contract to check if a payment from User A to User B has occured.
Lets say I have a website/webapp that brings A and B together. How can I make sure that an external party (the smart contract) is authorized to 1. see that a payment occured 2. get the details of the transaction
I am assuming that the smart contract can store the necessary API authentification tokens
I know that is a bit of a broad question buy help is appreciated.
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I've been using the PayPal cart on my website forever, and I noticed lately that it doesn't put in the right (or any) shipping amount sometimes. This could have been going on for a while tho.
When I use the shipping and shipping2 variables, it works fine, but when I don't use those variables at all, it doesn't put any shipping in the cart. It's supposed to default back to the shipping calculations I have set up in my profile -- which are based on item amount value, and I have not changed in years -- but it's not doing that at all. So somebody may buy something off my website for hundreds of dollars and not have any shipping charged at all -- what's going on?
In my domestic shipping method, I have the "Override shipping methods per transaction:" option set to On -- although it doesn't seem to make a difference if it's on or off.
this is an example of the HTML code I use to add an item to the PayPal cart :
<form target="paypal" action="https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr" method="post">
<input type="image" src="../Images/AddToCart.gif" border="0" name="submit" alt="Add to Shopping Cart">
<input type="hidden" name="add" value="1">
<input type="hidden" name="cmd" value="_cart">
<input type="hidden" name="business" value="Working.Man(AT)usa.net">
<input type="hidden" name="item_name" value="1917 Type 1 Standing Liberty Quarter XF">
<input type="hidden" name="item_number" value="Qua1917Ty1XF">
<input type="hidden" name="amount" value="130.00">
<input type="hidden" name="handling_cart" value="2.00"></form>
What am I doing wrong?
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