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Another API Bug? Notes "lastPaymentDate" always = TODAY?
« on: October 26, 2014, 02:02:27 PM »
All the notes owned that were returned today by the API are showing a Last Payment Date of 10/26/2014.  Even those paid-off a long time ago.

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Re: Another API Bug? Notes "lastPaymentDate" always = TODAY?
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2014, 02:34:55 PM »
It's really quite scary how screwed up LC's systems can be, is it not?  (Even when things are functioning "normally".)  Imagine you had an auto-sell algorithm set up based on payment date, and instead of today's date, LC spit out a date well into the past.  All of your notes might be gone in the blink of an eye.  Granted your own code would be partially at fault there.  But if you can't trust the data that is shown (and you hardly ever can), then what do you have left?

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Re: Another API Bug? Notes "lastPaymentDate" always = TODAY?
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2014, 03:42:29 PM »
True, and if you want more, the lastPaymentDate is not documented in the online docs.  My parser found it and basically said "What do you want me to do with this?"  :)

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Re: Another API Bug? Notes "lastPaymentDate" always = TODAY?
« Reply #3 on: October 27, 2014, 09:28:23 AM »
If lastPaymentdate is actually posted via API, can it not be used to calculate exact number of days a loan in delinquent (if it is)?  If so that is actually a pretty valuable field to have, as it can really add top the granularity (provided this date is actually correct).

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Re: Another API Bug? Notes "lastPaymentDate" always = TODAY?
« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2014, 11:01:00 AM »
Yes, that is one reason why I seek the correction.  I've been told that it is "in the queue" for a fix. 

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Re: Another API Bug? Notes "lastPaymentDate" always = TODAY?
« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2014, 03:24:15 PM »
True, and if you want more, the lastPaymentDate is not documented in the online docs.  My parser found it and basically said "What do you want me to do with this?"  :)

Is it possible that it is not documented because it has not been validated as working?

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Re: Another API Bug? Notes "lastPaymentDate" always = TODAY?
« Reply #6 on: November 03, 2014, 10:41:58 AM »
No, because LC has identified it as a bug and has it on the list to fix.

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Re: Another API Bug? Notes "lastPaymentDate" always = TODAY?
« Reply #7 on: December 03, 2014, 01:09:51 PM »
FYI, this issue is now fixed in the API.  The Last Payment Date appears to be reasonable now.