On 12 August 2019 at 12:57, Mike or Penny Novack said: > On 8/12/2019 12:45 PM, Clint Chaplin wrote: > > This is also similar to NetSuite, which is an on-line double entry > > bookkeeping service, and where "journal entries" are a special case > > transaction, even though by definition everything is really a journal > > entry. > > > It is definitely a terminology confusion. > > In the old days, especially with "cash book" accounting*, a "journal > entry" referred to a transaction that was not affecting any of the cash > accounts. So mainly corrections and adjustments (example: recording > depreciation). > > It has no real meaning in a "virtual journal" system like gnucash.
Indeed. But what is the meaning in the systems being referred to in this thread? The matter will undoubtedly arise again. _______________________________________________ gnucash-user mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org To update your subscription preferences or to unsubscribe: https://lists.gnucash.org/mailman/listinfo/gnucash-user If you are using Nabble or Gmane, please see https://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Mailing_Lists for more information. ----- Please remember to CC this list on all your replies. You can do this by using Reply-To-List or Reply-All.