Implementing proper cost basis tracking for shares

Dave Peticolas
Wed, 01 Nov 2000 15:15:20 -0800

Rob Browning writes:
> Dave Peticolas <> writes:
> > This example raises some questions about non-leaf accounts.
> > 
> > Right now, every node in the hierarchy is one account. With
> > multiple views, it seems we would have to relax that restriction,
> > or eliminate non-leaf accounts.
> > 
> > To use the example above, Where are the 'Insitution',
> > 'Institution:MegaBank' and 'Institution:Fidelity' accounts?
> > 
> > Does 'Liabilities:CreditCards' include both 'MegaBank' and 'Fidelity'?
> Look back at some of my previous emails (one or two back I think).  I
> had suggested that perhaps a label at a given level might or might not
> have an associated account, and (independent of that) might or might
> not have subtotalling enabled...

Ok, I was thinking that nicknames would go with accounts, but
clearly that's not right.