Thanks for this information.

Would it be possible to either add a note about how this is done to the
appropriate section of the FAQ or to file a bug report to enhance the
program to do this without editing Perl code?


David C

On Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 7:57 PM, farleykj <farle...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Yeah, I've found that one of the philosophical differences in how to track
> these things seems to be that some accounting systems want you to put the
> bonds in as a share-per-USD relationship. And, since there is no actual
> universal "symbol" for EE or other bonds of the type, there are lots of
> user-defined encodings of the bond. I've even changed mine (I used to have
> a
> "$" sign in the symbol definitions that made handling the strings involved
> annoying and was, admittedly, lacking in foresight).
> The only true troubles I've had with this particular task have to do with
> Perl itself. Twice I've had to do a bit of updating of modules to get
> communications with the treasurydirect site to work properly. Both times I
> hadn't, to the best of my knowledge, done anything to alter my setup, but
> "suddenly" things stopped working. It's one of those things that is
> immensely frustrating when it stops working, but brings a great deal of
> satisfaction when you "fix" it, eventually.
> Either way, glad the code was of use to you. Now if only I could work out
> all the intricacies of using Perl to get me quotes from my 401(k) for ESOP
> funds...
>
>
>
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