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Old August 9th, 2005, 09:48 PM
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A client has asked me to produce what I call a rather invasive piece of functionality. I had not seen of heard of it when he explained what he wanted. The web site http://sms.ac/HomePage/Default.aspx does the following:

1..Click on register
2..Enter details including your hotmail or yahoo user name and password (wow, big ask!!!)
3..After entering your details an automated process goes to your account and retrieves your ENTIRE ADDRESS BOOK - and them asks who you want to send emails to etc etc .....

Obviously a .net site looking at the page suffix. Can this sort of thing be done with scripting? or does it require some real techo wizardry?

Very curious

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Old August 10th, 2005, 01:20 PM
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I think all it requires is some GET requests on behalf of the user whose details you supplied.

I guess if you, as a user, can see your address book, you can also see it when you retrieve the HTML associated with the address book. You can use stuff like Microsoft's XMLHTTP to do this even with ASP if you want.

Once you have the HTML source, it's a matter of parsing the content, retrieving the address information and possible paged links to other pages in the address book.

Personally, though, I would never give a site my Yahoo or Hotmail ID and password, but that's just paranoid me....

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Thankyou for your time Imar.

;;;but that's just paranoid me....
Mate I totaly agree. I will be highly reccomending against this idea.

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