On 5/6/07, THD <theodoranian(a)gmail.com> wrote:
Hi, Ota San,
Thanks for your mail.
Please login paypal and pay to "wm07registration(a)wikimedia.org"
I am not the original poster, but since I have only been curious of
how paypal works, I have made some test.
If you try to pay paypal , going to paypal website and inserting the
e-mail address by end, you get a page that is rather different than
the one you get from the registration web site. In the page you get
there is no references to the registration code (who pay can insert
this information in the message box in the confirmation screen, but
the user can do that only in the last paypal's screen, named
confirmation and no earlier- a bit confusing thing - and I think the
data you get are different).
Are you able to connect registration and payment even if they are done
in this way?
I have found a way to get back to the page with the "buy now" button
(it is the same way you get back from the paypal web site if you press
the link "Cancel and return to Merchant"). If this URL is inserted in
the web browser you can get to the same paypal page again you got in
the first time (by clicking on "buy now" button again)
However I am not going to post the URL needed for that now for two reason
1) If the original poster have already paid (this depends on when
his/her system crashed) he/she will have the amount charged two time
2) revealing this URL may open some security problems, so I can
publish it only if I am assured that no security problems are