On Fri, 28 Jun 2002, Kris Vose wrote:
> Basically I want to check to see if a user has gone to PayPal.com and
> paid for a product before I disseminate the username and password
> through a script called thankyou.php.
> I tried using an if statement that checks the global variable
> {
> //access code that disseminates usernames and passwords
> }
> Unfortunately...This is not working.  I went to the php manual and it
> basically stated that not all web sites will post the $HTTP_REFERER.  I
> believe that is what is happening in this case.

Also, anyone can fake HTTP_REFERER to be anything they want, so it's a 
pretty lousy payment verification mechanism.


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