[drupal-devel] New currency exchange API (and module)

K B kbahey at gmail.com
Sat May 7 03:01:47 UTC 2005

As it stands today, it is limited to currencies that have a 3 letter
ISO code (e.g. USD, CAD, EUR, ..etc.), AND available on Yahoo Finance.
This is a set of 157 currencies.

So, it is not extensible beyond what Yahoo provides exchange rates for.

On 5/6/05, Chris Messina <chris.messina at gmail.com> wrote:
> Would this support, for example, exchanging sheep or other goods? I'm
> not trying to be funny (necessarily) but am wondering about the
> extensibility of the concept of "currency" in this module...
> Chris
> On 5/6/05, K B <kbahey at gmail.com> wrote:
> > A new currency.module has been commited to the repository.
> >
> > What is interesting is that it provides a callable API that can be
> > used by other applications/frameworks/modules that need to do currency
> > exchange and conversion
> >
> > For example, you can provide quotes for services in different
> > currencies, or conduct transactions in different currencies.
> >
> > Here is the project page http://drupal.org/project/currency
> >

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