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Posted 10 December 2002 - 12:35 AM

Has anyone tried parsing subscription notification e-mails (signup, recurring payment, cancellation) automatically? Is the format stable enough for such an approach to make sense, or does it change all the time?

I just signed up for a PayPal account and am probably a couple of weeks away from it being verified (international) so I can't do any parser testing of my own. If somebody could post examples of the e-mail formats, that would be great.
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Posted 10 December 2002 - 09:57 AM

We advise against this as email formats aren't guranteed to remain fixed. We recommend using Instant Payment Notification which was designed specifically for this purpose.

More info: https://www.paypal.com/pdn

Patrick Breitenbach
PayPal, Inc.
Dev Net: https://www.paypal.com/pdn

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