[ic] order

Mike Heins [email protected]
Wed, 20 Sep 2000 07:07:26 -0400


Quoting Detlef Funkel ([email protected]):
> Mike Heins wrote:
> 
> > > I'm encountering the following tricky situation:
> > > Before finishing the order process on the checkout-page, I would like to
> > > do a "real-time" check via a socket connection to another server.
> > >
> > > How would you guys suggest including the code for this process (I need
> > > to use IO::Socket and other nifty perl modules...)?
> >
> > There are a multitude of ways in checkout_profile, but they all involve
> > writing a global UserTag to access your code. One fairly easy way:
> >
> > (in checkout_profile)
> >
> >     state=required
> >     email=required
> >     etc=required
> >
> >     [value name=it_succeeds set="[your-usertag]" hide=1]
> >     it_succeeds=required Sorry, the socket test failed.
> 
> Well, thank you, Mike.
> But how do I make use of  "$socket = new IO::Socket...:" in my UserTag
> routine???
> 

You post no code, so no one can know.

If you are trying to use [perl] [/perl], you are doomed to failure.
I think it is time for you to read the docs on this.

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