Implementing proper cost basis tracking for shares

Rob Browning
01 Nov 2000 16:08:27 -0600

Dave Peticolas <> writes:

> 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.

Well, the problem is that in the way I was envisioning it (with
multiple views), what you'd want the account to be called might vary
with the view, but perhaps you're right, this may be too confusing.


  Institution:MegaBank:Visa -> 0x5344A
  Institution:Fidelity:AMEX -> 0xAFEA4


  Liabilities:CreditCards:Visa -> 0x5344A
  Liabilities:CreditCards:AMEX -> 0xAFEA4

Rob Browning <> PGP=E80E0D04F521A094 532B97F5D64E3930