I think the payment email subject line is pretty straight forward. You could have a special email account for paypal and write a small program that runs on receipt of an email and maybe parse it out for an email address. Then have the program put a variable in a database and have it send an email to the user that made a purchase with a special link to their item. I am sure something like that could be done. I just don't know how to do it. :^) Anthony, if you want to test the email message from paypal, send me a private email, Chris At 11:22 PM 11/3/00, you wrote: >I too am looking at them for doing small e-commerce projects for a few >friends. My >sister's Jazz CD ( shameless plug -> lisamarie.baratta.com ) will be >available in >about a month and we are looking to sell the CD (or MP3 singles) via the using >PayPal. I also have a friend that is looking to sell her book (via PDF) on >the web. > >The biggest problem is that PayPal does not provide any interactivity to >your site. >e.g. returning a confirmation number or accepting shopping cart type >orders. You must >provide a "fixed" order. I'm working on a texas two-step type process that >will allow >us to create an order, help the user through PayPal and then crank the >wheel on our >database to generate a download option for the downloadable products >they've ordered. > >Clunky - but I don't see another way without paying much higher fees. > >-- >Anthony Baratta >President >KeyBoard Jockeys > South Park Speaks Version 3 is here!!! > http://www.baratta.com/southpark > Powered by Tsunami > >--------------------------------------- >For unsubscribe and other options, including >the Tip Harvester and archive of TheList go to: >http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !