Re: Are There Plans For A GUI Overhaul?

2016-10-20 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 20/10/2016 06:52, Thomas Baumgart wrote: > Hi, > > On Thursday 20 October 2016 00:31:29 Lincoln A Baxter wrote: > >> IMO, you are asking the right (hard) questions... I'm interested in >> seeing the response to the https://kmymoney.org/ question. Is this a >> fork, or not? > > I can

Re: Are There Plans For A GUI Overhaul?

2016-10-18 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 18/10/2016 09:56, John Ralls wrote: > >> On Oct 18, 2016, at 8:13 AM, Paul Phillips wrote: >> >> Hi John, >> >> Indeed it is a shame, and I regret causing the discord and suspicion. >> Please accept my apologies. >> >> Thanks for your insight and the link to the SFC. I

Re: Introducing myself

2016-10-15 Thread Wm... via gnucash-devel
On 11/10/2016 09:33, José JORGE wrote: > hi, > > I am a Gnucash end user for years, and also it's packager for the Mageia > Linux distro. > > French law now requires to be able to export in a well defined XML > format following an XSD structure file : >

Re: Chart with option or separate reports

2016-12-06 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 06/12/2016 11:49, Carsten Rinke wrote: > Hi there, > > just to let you know I am still alive :-) > > Regarding: "Apparently these two were forgotten." > Actually, I noticed that there two ways of how reports had been > implemented, with e.g. Net Worth belonging to a more generic but also >

Re: Master - saving to xml broken

2016-12-03 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 03/12/2016 16:05, John Ralls wrote: > >> On Dec 3, 2016, at 7:46 AM, Geert Janssens >> wrote: >> >> Op zaterdag 3 december 2016 16:34:13 CET schreef Geert Janssens: >>> Op vrijdag 2 december 2016 14:30:19 CET schreef John Ralls: > On Dec 2, 2016, at 12:53 PM,

Re: Master - saving to xml broken

2016-12-03 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 03/12/2016 00:37, John Ralls wrote: > >> On Dec 2, 2016, at 3:02 PM, John Ralls <jra...@ceridwen.us> wrote: >> >>> >>> On Dec 2, 2016, at 2:53 PM, Wm via gnucash-devel >>> <gnucash-devel@gnucash.org> wrote: >>> >>> On 02

Re: Master - saving to xml broken

2016-12-02 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 02/12/2016 20:53, John Ralls wrote: > >> On Dec 2, 2016, at 12:47 PM, Robert Fewell <14ubo...@gmail.com> wrote: >> >> Just built master from >> https://github.com/Gnucash/gnucash/commit/dd4b8a104d0f7ad2205407e8bf10feec364c8127 >> and I still do not see the errors Geert is having. Added a

Re: [Softpedia Editorial Team] GnuCash included in the Softpedia Mac OS software database

2016-12-25 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 22/12/2016 01:41, Derek Atkins wrote: > FYI... last I heard the standard reply was, meh, aka I don't give a fuck ___ gnucash-devel mailing list gnucash-devel@gnucash.org https://lists.gnucash.org/mailman/listinfo/gnucash-devel

www.gnucash.org duvet day

2017-04-10 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
Obviously every website is allowed to take a break now and then but has www.gnucash.org got a sick note now the working week has started? ___ gnucash-devel mailing list gnucash-devel@gnucash.org

Re: building master

2017-04-21 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 21/04/2017 19:21, John Ralls wrote: > Alex, > > > Looks like autotools picked the wrong compiler for a C++ object. See > http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6045809/link-error-undefined-reference-to-gxx-personality-v0-and-g. > Geert and I have both switched to cmake & ninja-build; there's no

Re: Printing report

2017-04-18 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 12/04/2017 08:21, Geert Janssens wrote: > On woensdag 12 april 2017 09:55:20 CEST Pedro Albuquerque wrote: >> This is probably off topic and I haven't had the time to even try, but I >> intend to do so when on vacations. >> > I'm certainly interested in the result of such an experiment. > >>

Unintended consequences / retrograde behaviour re 2.6.16 fix of Bug 603379 - Prevent changing some Account Options if it has transactions.

2017-04-24 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
I have long considered it a very-good-thing that gnc allowed accounts to be moved between formal accounting objects (assets, liabilities, equity, income, expenses) so long as the plus and minus signs underneath worked. It looks like fixing 603379 has involved taking much of this freedom away, I

Re: Unintended consequences / retrograde behaviour re 2.6.16 fix of Bug 603379 - Prevent changing some Account Options if it has transactions.

2017-04-30 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 24/04/2017 23:31, Wm via gnucash-devel wrote: [ff own post] > I have long considered it a very-good-thing that gnc allowed accounts to > be moved between formal accounting objects (assets, liabilities, equity, > income, expenses) so long as the plus and minus signs undernea

Re: Unintended consequences / retrograde behaviour re 2.6.16 fix of Bug 603379 - Prevent changing some Account Options if it has transactions.

2017-05-02 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 24/04/2017 23:31, Wm via gnucash-devel wrote: [apparent ff to self] I have a message from JohnR that I think may have been intended for this list. It makes sense to me for other people to see it and hear him before I represent my case on immutability. === I think account types

Re: Unintended consequences / retrograde behaviour re 2.6.16 fix of Bug 603379 - Prevent changing some Account Options if it has transactions.

2017-05-09 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 08/05/2017 16:30, Derek Atkins wrote: > "Frank H. Ellenberger" <frank.h.ellenber...@gmail.com> writes: > >> Hi, >> >> Am 03.05.2017 um 02:11 schrieb Wm via gnucash-devel: >> 8X--- >>> I'll stipulate that Stock and Mutual Fund behave e

Re: Unintended consequences / retrograde behaviour re 2.6.16 fix of Bug 603379 - Prevent changing some Account Options if it has transactions.

2017-05-07 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 07/05/2017 15:30, Frank H. Ellenberger wrote: > Hi, [JohnR not Wm said] > Am 03.05.2017 um 02:11 schrieb Wm via gnucash-devel: > 8X--- >> I'll stipulate that Stock and Mutual Fund behave exactly the same, as do >> Bank and Cash, so those four should be collapsed int

Re: multi-column reports include incorrect sub-reports

2017-09-08 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 07/09/2017 11:43, Geert Janssens wrote: On donderdag 7 september 2017 11:50:09 CEST Carsten Rinke wrote: Hi Geert, I am interested to have a look into * * *Bug 764245* -multi-column

Re: Fw: VAT Call for Software developers

2017-09-05 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 17/08/2017 13:47, Mike Evans wrote: I just received this from HMRC. A comment rather than a reply. Since spreadsheets will allowed to be used for Making Tax Digital for the foreseeable future, possibly with a glue application, I'm not convinced gnc will need anything apart from a report

should ALPHAVANTAGE_API_KEY be a system or user variable

2017-11-13 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
First, many thanks to all that have put in work on F::Q since the turn of the month, it has prompted me to try and find where I can make a contribution again. Having got my ALPHAVANTAGE_API_KEY today I'm wondering if it should be a user variable rather than a system one as the instructions

Re: sed error

2017-12-08 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 19/01/2017 20:58, Stephen Brown wrote: PS How do I get rid of the black line beside my comments? (I am using Windows live mail). You're a cheerful light blue in my Mozilla Thunderbird. I think that means you vote Democrat in the USA and Conservative here in the UK :) -- Wm

Re: [GNC-dev] GDPR and gnucash as a project

2018-05-23 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 22/05/2018 15:36, David T. via gnucash-devel wrote: Geert, I am not fluent with the issues of the GDPR, relatively few people are but they have been thought about they are not harmful to you or I I am not accepting the offered changes in T+C unless it is a bank or business I know, then I

Re: [GNC-dev] GDPR and gnucash as a project

2018-05-23 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 22/05/2018 15:36, David T. via gnucash-devel wrote: * - I would be extremely surprised to find that a user’s name, in and of itself, would constitute protected personal information. There are some unusual circumstances where a person's name may be protected in UK and EU law I doubt

Re: [GNC-dev] GDPR and gnucash as a project

2018-05-23 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 22/05/2018 18:14, Geert Janssens wrote: Op dinsdag 22 mei 2018 16:36:47 CEST schreef David T.: Geert, I am not fluent with the issues of the GDPR, but I have had a lifetime of considering intellectual property issues (as a librarian). Personal contributions of ideas, thoughts, or

Re: [GNC-dev] GDPR and gnucash as a project

2018-05-23 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 22/05/2018 18:14, Geert Janssens wrote: Op dinsdag 22 mei 2018 16:36:47 CEST schreef David T.: Geert, I am not fluent with the issues of the GDPR, but I have had a lifetime of considering intellectual property issues (as a librarian). Personal contributions of ideas, thoughts, or

Re: [GNC-dev] GDPR and terrorism

2018-05-23 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 22/05/2018 19:42, Frank H. Ellenberger wrote: Am 22.05.2018 um 19:21 schrieb Geert Janssens: IRC includes IP addresses, which the GDPR explicitly mentions as personal information, in “joined” messages, and those get logged. ISTM those messages aren’t important as they’re not part of the

Ubuntu_16.04_LTS build instructions

2017-10-20 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
Thanks to whoever did the new Ubuntu_16.04_LTS build instructions https://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Building#Ubuntu_16.04_LTS_.28Xenial_Xerus.29 they worked nicely for me except I didn't have the tree under $HOME/.local/share/GnuCash and ended up building, creating missing dir, repeat to get it

Re: Future allocated money, aka Envelope Budgeting

2018-02-02 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 31/01/2018 20:18, Matt Graham wrote: Love the thoughts! Simplicity is king I think. I am going to ponder your idea for longer Chris.. It may be that there is a better way to structure budgeting in gnc, or as Adrian says maybe a new user interface is the better way to go. One thing on my

Re: Future allocated money, aka Envelope Budgeting

2018-02-02 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 02/02/2018 08:17, Christopher Lam wrote: Dear Devs The more I consider (b)udget transactions the more I feel it is the right solution. See https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1aaMoMVVTky_Df_haNAeVk3XpsgFIC7eMOOT7uurlV-s/edit?usp=sharing for an example of a report with these "b"udget

Re: Future allocated money, aka Envelope Budgeting

2018-02-02 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 31/01/2018 16:09, Christopher Lam wrote: Hi Matt- I thought this should move to the devel list, because of technical details, and this discussion will be very speculative. I had a thought about how envelope budgeting could work: "divide your paycheck into separate envelopes for different

Re: Future allocated money, aka Envelope Budgeting

2018-02-04 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 03/02/2018 00:12, Matt Graham wrote: Wow! That become contentious quick!!! Only sort of. If you read the devel list before the user list you get a feeling for what isn't going to happen soon and why. The primary issue I’m seeing here is one of philosophy. What is GNUCash for? What is

Re: Future allocated money, aka Envelope Budgeting

2018-02-04 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 04/02/2018 13:44, Christopher Lam wrote: I wished to experiment in what budgeting should look like by using the existing engine, UI, and reporting infrastructure. If you want to know how one form of budgeting, that which includes envelope budgeting budgeting is likely to be implemented

Re: Future allocated money, aka Envelope Budgeting

2018-02-08 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 07/02/2018 09:45, Alen Siljak wrote: He he Thanks a lot for the tips. I'm in touch with Sebastien in order to polish the ledger export script. It is available either directly (pc-export has been renamed to export.py) or through piecash cli ("piecash ledger" is the command

Re: price.date, transaction.post_date and neutral time

2018-02-12 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 11/02/2018 12:33, Sébastien de Menten wrote: When exporting data from SQL backends, I see some inconsistencies in the handling of some date & datetime columns. In the prices table, when adding price via the price editor, I see in the date column a datetime with the UTC of the /MM/DD

Re: price.date, transaction.post_date and neutral time

2018-02-12 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
. There is lots of scope in other projects, I don't like people forcing one to be another Sent: Monday, February 12, 2018 at 3:17 PM From: "Wm via gnucash-devel" <gnucash-devel@gnucash.org> To: gnucash-de...@lists.gnucash.org Subject: Re: price.date, trans

Re: price.date, transaction.post_date and neutral time

2018-02-12 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 12/02/2018 18:57, Alen Siljak wrote: Sent: Monday, February 12, 2018 at 7:34 PM From: "Wm via gnucash-devel" <gnucash-devel@gnucash.org> To: gnucash-de...@lists.gnucash.org Subject: Re: price.date, transaction.post_date and neutral time On 12/02/2018 14:27, Alen Siljak w

Re: Scope of GNUCash

2018-02-12 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 13/02/2018 01:42, Matt Graham wrote: IIRC the discussion at the time was about whether gnc should or could be used for trading. the result was "no" I said that. A couple of times I have noticed that people have said "That's not what GNUCash is for". It begs the question - where is

Re: price.date, transaction.post_date and neutral time

2018-02-13 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 13/02/2018 09:12, Alen Siljak wrote: Done. https://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/GnuCash_and_Mobile_Devices sweet Aside: I am completely confused how MMEX for Android could be used for Asset Allocation, MMEX doesn't understand Assets and Liabilities and Equity! Looking at the forums, the dev's

Re: price.date, transaction.post_date and neutral time

2018-02-13 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 13/02/2018 18:12, Sébastien de Menten wrote: r/2012/2018/ (it was a typo) ok My point is that a price entered via the price editor (manually) is handled differently than a price generated via a transaction Isn't that a good thing ? I shouldn't have to say again that the price db is

Re: price.date, transaction.post_date and neutral time

2018-02-12 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 12/02/2018 21:00, Sébastien de Menten wrote: When I enter a new price for a given day for a security on the NASDAQ via the price editor, it is stored in the date column the UTC time for that day at 00:00:00 local time (CET=Europe, not EST=New-York). Which is weird because across timezone, the

Re: Scope of GNUCash

2018-02-13 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 13/02/2018 15:30, Adrien Monteleone wrote: Michael, I agree completely on the separation point, especially with regard to controls. If you agree on that you are an idiot, Mike's POV is (if I understand correctly over a period of time) mainly a charitable one. I’ve seen first hand when

Re: Scope of GNUCash

2018-02-13 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 13/02/2018 21:53, Matt Graham wrote:  I think I would love to sit down in a pub with the three of you (Wm, Adrien, and Mike). I think we could have such awesome semi-drunken discussions about the nature of life, the universe and everything! I'm in London. Mike is in a Trump voting bit of

Re: price.date, transaction.post_date and neutral time

2018-02-16 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 14/02/2018 10:58, Mark Haanen wrote: Wm via gnucash-devel schreef op 13-02-18 om 17:10: On 13/02/2018 09:12, Alen Siljak wrote: - we enter the investments we own, i.e. Stocks Fund, Bonds Fund, Direct Bond, favorite company ABC stock, etc. - we link the investments (by symbol

Re: Scope of GNUCash

2018-02-16 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 14/02/2018 15:29, Mike or Penny Novack wrote: On 2/13/2018 9:49 PM, Wm via gnucash-devel wrote: Why are you blaming the workers rather than the employers? Why do you think a piece of software can help if you are shitting on your employees? Mike, is this what you expected as a response

Re: Scope of GNUCash

2018-02-16 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 14/02/2018 18:07, Adrien Monteleone wrote: On Feb 13, 2018, at 8:49 PM, Wm via gnucash-devel <gnucash-devel@gnucash.org> wrote: On 13/02/2018 15:30, Adrien Monteleone wrote: Michael, I agree completely on the separation point, especially with regard to controls. If you

Re: Scope of GNUCash

2018-02-16 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 14/02/2018 04:46, Matt Graham wrote: Not sure why you think I’m one of the “demanding” people... I’m not actually asking for anything – I’m trying to figure out how this all works, what I really need, and how I can contribute to make it happen I don’t expect anything specific from the

Re: Scope of GNUCash

2018-02-16 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 14/02/2018 03:55, Christopher Lam wrote: Hi Adrien - from someone who jumped head first into scheme, come on in :) the water's warm, and the old guard are very happy to help you implement your wishlist. Meanwhile you'll soon see for yourself what the project needs and can dabble in too.

Re: Scope of GNUCash

2018-02-16 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 14/02/2018 15:12, Mike or Penny Novack wrote:  I think I would love to sit down in a pub with the three of you (Wm, Adrien, and Mike). I think we could have such awesome semi-drunken discussions about the nature of life, the universe and everything! I'm in London. Mike is in a Trump

Re: Beyond 2.8 - some design thoughts

2017-12-27 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 24/12/2017 16:34, Geert Janssens wrote: [snips below, hopefully context maintained] 1. Use of namespaces. For 2.8 I have been working on converting parts of the CSV importer to C++. And considering the class structure that is slowly forming there (still in flux as conversion of

Re: [GNC-dev] GnuCash Portable is no longer portable as of 3.x

2018-07-18 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 12/07/2018 01:14, John Ralls wrote: I wrote a lengthy reply and then pressed the wrong key Nothing you said suggests anything other than that Portable Apps is just another distro. The purposes of the distribution and the version tracking are immaterial. They make a big shake of asking

Re: [GNC-dev] avoid the brain dead import

2018-08-29 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 25/08/2018 07:22, David Cousens wrote: i thank David for his posting which i have read, I don't address all he said Keep trying. Tthe brain dead importer does get less brain dead with repeated use. i'm not sure it does get better as implemented because 2 of the bits of brain dead-ity are

[GNC-dev] GnuCash Portable is no longer portable as of 3.x

2018-07-04 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
GnuCash Portable https://portableapps.com/apps/office/gnucash_portable is no longer portable as of 3.x I have "reached out" [1] but I am not getting a reply from the person I think has the power to fix this. What I don't want is for GnuCash to pick up the shit when someone loses their work

Re: [GNC-dev] GnuCash Portable is no longer portable as of 3.x

2018-07-10 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 09/07/2018 04:03, John Ralls wrote: Notice: Subject may be wrong at time of writing as I see there is a new PA version, I haven't tested it yet. On Jul 8, 2018, at 7:35 PM, Wm via gnucash-devel wrote: On 08/07/2018 15:52, John Ralls wrote: Wm, Portable Apps is just another downstream

Re: [GNC-dev] [GNC] GnuCash 3.2 Released

2018-07-11 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 11/07/2018 03:49, John Ralls wrote: On Jul 10, 2018, at 6:45 PM, Wm wrote: Aside: is there a reason why version changes aren't on (or easily found from) the front page of gnucash.org? they used to be there. David T. thought that it made the front page too busy and moved it to

Re: [GNC-dev] GnuCash Portable is no longer portable as of 3.x

2018-07-08 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 05/07/2018 08:24, Colin Law wrote: On 5 July 2018 at 06:05, Wm via gnucash-devel wrote: GnuCash Portable https://portableapps.com/apps/office/gnucash_portable is no longer portable as of 3.x I think it would be useful if you detailed the problem a little so others would not fall

Re: [GNC-dev] GnuCash Portable is no longer portable as of 3.x

2018-07-08 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 08/07/2018 15:52, John Ralls wrote: Wm, Portable Apps is just another downstream distro. We have no ability to enforce anything against any distro. Either they maintain a usable GnuCash in their package manager or they don’t and there’s not a darn thing we can do about it unless they

Re: trial balance - how to find mismatch question

2018-03-06 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 16/02/2018 08:20, Adrien Monteleone wrote: At least on my version of the Trial Balance report, there is no ‘Imbalance entry’ specifically. There is at the bottom, the Imbalance-XXX and Orphan-XXX accounts listed along with the others. There is also a line for ‘Unrealized Gains’ or

Re: trial balance - how to find mismatch question

2018-03-06 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 16/02/2018 04:55, David T. via gnucash-devel wrote: I don’t believe I’ve seen anywhere in this thread any attempt to explain that there is a difference between IMBALANCE-XXX (an indication that you have transactions that lacked a balancing split) and the Imbalance entry in the Trial Balance

emojis everywhere, seeking understanding / clarity / opinion

2018-04-07 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
background: gnc 3.0 allows emojis in places I think inappropriate e.g. account names account codes securities and offers them in places it shouldn't e.g. dates numbers === the thing I'm wondering about is if I am totally out of date or just being realistic. Argument A: emojis are

Re: emojis everywhere, seeking understanding / clarity / opinion

2018-04-07 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 07/04/2018 19:50, Buddha Buck wrote: [much snipped] thanks to JohnR too, BB's message was more fun to reply to On Sat, Apr 7, 2018 at 2:12 AM Wm via gnucash-devel < gnucash-devel@gnucash.org> wrote: Perhaps, but I don't think it is GnuCash's place to dictate that. Besides,

Re: [GNC-dev] Register + Unicode (was Re: emojis everywhere...)

2018-04-12 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 08/04/2018 07:30, Eric Siegerman wrote: sensible world view stuff that shouldn't have to be said [*] We call our numerals "Arabic", but most(?) of the Arab world actually uses different ones -- somewhat related to ours, but not closely enough to be very legible to my Anglo eyes. I believe

Re: [GNC-dev] emojis everywhere, seeking understanding / clarity / opinion

2018-04-12 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 08/04/2018 04:38, John Ralls wrote: Well, I suppose that’s always a concern with pictographs, eh? The standard *the* standard ? specifies a description, in a few words of English, of what each code point is supposed to represent. *supposed* to > After that it’s up to the artist

Re: [GNC-dev] Bye-bye Unstable

2018-04-18 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 16/04/2018 17:40, Geert Janssens wrote: Op maandag 16 april 2018 12:33:53 CEST schreef Robert Fewell: Just trying to get myself straight for going forward. maint is now for bug fixes on version 3.0 master is for new stuff that would go into 4.0 but may be backported to 3.x if appropriate

Re: Permissions for gnc-fq-update

2018-03-03 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 16/02/2018 04:07, David T. via gnucash-devel wrote: Hello, In my quixotic quest to try and get quote retrieval working again on my Mac, I’ve been looking at ways to remove and reload all the Perl underlying Finance::Quote. (As John noted to me recently, there isn’t any uninstall command

Re: trial balance - how to find mismatch question

2018-03-05 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 03/03/2018 17:59, Geert Janssens wrote: Op zaterdag 3 maart 2018 16:35:27 CET schreef David Carlson: On January 30, 2015 I reported https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=743753 pointing out this behavior in Gnucash suggesting that the nearest in time criterion should not select future

Re: trial balance - how to find mismatch question

2018-03-05 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 03/03/2018 18:52, D via gnucash-devel wrote: I think having nearest in time use future dates relative to the report date is not useful. Mind you, matching a broker statement for value (as opposed to holdings) is perhaps equally not useful. I guess I could see a point to a nearest in time

Re: trial balance - how to find mismatch question

2018-03-05 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 03/03/2018 18:52, D via gnucash-devel wrote: I think having the extra option would be useful and less confusing than having "Nearest in time" only look backwards. Nearest in time is relative to the report date? Where is the confusion? -- Wm

Re: Fwd: Gnucash Userlist

2018-03-02 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 16/02/2018 16:27, David Carlson wrote: -- Forwarded message -- From: David Carlson Date: Fri, Feb 16, 2018 at 10:25 AM Subject: Gnucash Userlist To: Gnucash Users to Wm, Gnucash Wm, this is a GnuCash miallist, not a

Re: Scope of GNUCash

2018-03-02 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 16/02/2018 16:19, David Carlson wrote: Wm, this is a GnuCash miallist, not a political forum. If there was any useful information in that last spate, I didn't even see it. Liz, you have my permission to cut him off again. I think David Carlson may also be an unrealistic attributer. David,

Re: price.date, transaction.post_date and neutral time

2018-03-01 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 14/02/2018 02:59, David T. via gnucash-devel wrote: Wm, Sebastien, I profess to not paying too much attention to this thread, but IIRC, there was a time when the price entered into transactions was NOT entered into the price DB, which meant that users would often get useless reports on

Re: trial balance - how to find mismatch question

2018-03-03 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 16/02/2018 10:57, David Carlson wrote: As another user with a lot of stock trades, I sometimes use that report to find an issue, although I have developed a process involving outside spreadsheets to calculate realized gains per security account as GnuCash calculates them and net gains as the

Re: trial balance - how to find mismatch question

2018-03-03 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 16/02/2018 11:24, Christopher Lam wrote: I like the way this is going. Please describe or file minimal data file cases in Bugzilla. Perhaps I'll be able to decode the trial balance and we can decide then what it should really do. It is possible I've missed a detail but in RL a TB should

Re: Scope of GNUCash

2018-02-27 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 16/02/2018 16:19, David Carlson wrote: Wm, this is a GnuCash miallist, not a political forum. If there was any useful information in that last spate, I didn't even see it. Liz, you have my permission to cut him off again. David C I presume you do know Liz isn't american ? The sensible

Re: [GNC-dev] avoid the brain dead import

2018-08-30 Thread Wm via gnucash-devel
On 29/08/2018 23:52, David Cousens wrote: I think the decision about whether to import a small number of transactions by hand is really one for the user and not the importer to make. I would import small batches, maybe 20-30 to test the importer function and ensure it was working as expected