I'm have some difficuties with e-tailer and setting up mailhost. Where is
the best location for mailhost.
I have a directory structure like this:
Mailhost is in the a_la_cart directory with the e-tailer account. In "order
management", when I enter the address to recieve orders, submit it, the
management area does not update but errs out instead.
I am trying to set-up multiple e-tailers and have them all send mail from
----- Original Message -----
From: "Terry Kerr" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Graham Chiu" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Sunday, May 28, 2000 9:09 PM
Subject: Re: [Zope] E-Commerce solution using Python and Zope.
> Graham Chiu wrote:
> > >
> > >these problems were fixed...it was only a problem initially caused by
> > >upgrade.
> > >
> > Hi,
> > A couple of other things. On your front page, the non-hilighted 'demo'
> > image is broken. If you go to www.adroit.com there are more broken
> > You may not be seeing them if they're in your cache.
> > Also, your shopping cart is still broken.
> > Try this
> > 1. select an image and place into cart.
> > 2. go to check out
> > 3. don't enter any details and click on buy
> > 4. It then asks for credit card details - when it shouldn't really allow
> > this far
> > 5. Then just keep backing out and the cart empties out :-(
> > I downloaded the latest checkout but haven't had to a chance to see
> > the bug is.
> Ok...I found the bug that allows you to buy without entering any details
> fix it.
> Yes, after you have entered the checkout, you cannot back out. This was
> overlooked...it will be fixed.
> > Otherwise it looks quite good, though I would prefer a solution that
> > relational database to save data. ( My own Zope Ecommerce site has about
> > 24,000 items which would be a bit painful to add items using a through
> > web interface. )
> We didn't use a relational database because it is way too is too complex
> the intended use of the product. The idea behind e-tailer was to have an
> ecommerce product which is extremely simple and quick to setup. Setting
> shop is as simple as adding an e-tailer from the manage screen of a
> takes less that 5 minutes to have the shop fully setup and ready to go and
> accepting secure credit information. I don't know of any other ecommerce
> products that are that easy to setup. Besides, there are no easy ways to
> manipulate an SQL backend like we do with the e-tailer catalog. Things
> adding and remove product properties, and giving properties to categories
> all the products within that category will aquire, and having products and
> categories aquiring template styles, etc. This is all very difficult if
> impossible to acheive with a flat relational database.
> We never intended for e-tailer to hold 24000 items! Although i dont see
> problem with this. We have done some tests with over 50000 cataloged
> a zodb and searching was fine. I agree that adding 24000 items through a
> interface would be painful ;-) We need to create a tool that can upload
> from other storages so that this kind of process can be speed up.
> Having said all that, we are looking at possibly integrating a backend
> relational database.
> Any more feedback is greatly appreciated! ;-)
> > ---
> > Graham Chiu
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