james.laver at gmail.com
Fri Oct 2 13:11:36 BST 2009
On 2 Oct 2009, at 10:26, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> If we have documentation saying otherwise, could you point it out so
> I can ask for it to be corrected?
Ah no, my experience was as a customer of the companies house website,
> And badly implemented by quite a few providers.
> (There's XML, and a DTD. If the XML validates against the DTD, that
> that it's *VALID*, dammit, so don't reject it)
The spec is ridiculous, but nothing is more ridiculous than
programmers reading a spec and getting it wrong.
> However, one can't take payments from Maestro unless one has 3D
> (And it seems that even easyJet are no longer large enough to wiggle
> of that one)
If the card company mandates it, not a lot I can do about that, so be
> Point 4 would imply point 3 is met.
> You don't say, whether you have a merchant account with a bank, or
> you want the payment service provider to deal with that part.
> Point 4 implies that you'd like them to deal with it, and "just make
> appear in my account". Doing this might restrict your options on 3D
> Phished by Visa.
This was part of my concern. I know paypal just do CVC checking and to
hell with 3dsecure (very sensible). I don't have an account with a
merchant bank, I'd like all of that taken care of.1
> Paypal probably meets most of your criteria too :-)
I'd thought about paypal, but no. It would be nice to have it as an
option though (which Datacash offer for example).
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