Implementing proper cost basis tracking for shares

Dave Peticolas
Wed, 01 Nov 2000 13:42:51 -0800

Rob Browning writes:
> Dave Peticolas <> writes:
> > So we would have a 'long' name and a 'nickname'?
> Sure, though in my original incarnation, I was thinking of an
> potentially limitless number of nicknames depending on the view that
> the account was in.  In fact the name would be a part of the view
> (basically the path through the tree (GList of GLists) that you took
> to get to the account, not a field in the account itself.

Having more than one nickname could get pretty confusing, especially
if you always use the same nickname and expect the 'others' to
change when you change any one of them.