Implementing proper cost basis tracking for shares

Dave Peticolas
Wed, 01 Nov 2000 15:21:24 -0800

Rob Browning writes:
> Clinton Popetz <> writes:
> > But it has to have some underlying structure somewhere, right?  By
> > that I mean someplace to store the list of accounts contained within
> > it, and possibly a pointer to its parent account.  So then it looks
> > like a "container account."  I guess it's a "meta-account" in that it
> > has no balance or associated type, and it can be deleted with no loss
> > of financial data.
> Right.  It's not even a "meta account" it's more like a "section
> heading" in an outline.
> > My point is that it sounded initially (to me) like you were casting it
> > as part of a "view", which I read with a capital 'V' from MVC, but
> > it's actually part of the data model.
> What's MVC?