Problem creating a "Currency" account.
daniel.carrera at zmsl.com
Fri Jun 27 14:37:57 EDT 2008
Charles Day wrote:
> An income account denominated in a non-currency makes sense if the user is
> trying to automatically keep track of capital gains for non-currencies using
> Peter Selinger's tutorial (implement trading accounts). So it seems like an
> exception would need to be made in order to allow that.
Some people might get paid in gold or company shares. Some employees
might receive some of their payment not in money but in company shares.
If some gold bugs have their way, you might be able to buy items online
and pay in gold instead of dollars.
> So maybe, for the moment, using trading accounts for non-currencies is not
> supported by GnuCash. So unless you want to try Fred's workaround and see
> what happens, it looks like you're stuck with using SSAP 20 to keep the
> books in balance for non-currencies. :(
What is SSAP 20? Do you have a link that might teach me how to do it?
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