Fw: Re: Finance::Quote ??
Frank H. Ellenberger
f.ellenberger at online.de
Sat Jan 24 17:38:30 EST 2009
Am Saturday 24 January 2009 22:27:06 schrieb Georg Stapper:
> The base currency is EUR.
> If I choose EUR as the report currency, then 2 exchange rates (EUR/GBP and
> EUR/ZAR) are sufficient to produce the correct results (see attached pdf).
> However, if I choose ZAR as the report currency I need also the the ZAR/EUR
> exchange rate otherwise the income and expenses in EUR are not calculated.
I /believe/ now to understand your problem and assume you are hit by
<http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=568945> as entioned by
Mike Alexander in the FX Rates thread
> Hence it makes a lot of sense, if "Get Quotes" actually pulls all the
> different exchange rates necessary for the report.
> For all three currencies the "Get Online Quote" flag is set.
No, against which currency should a base currency be quoted?
From a mathematical POV there is only the need, to have the rate of your
foreign commodities in your base currency, The other direction should be
calculated: first map them all from foreign to base currency and from there
to report currency. unless there were this bug.
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