Import transactions change proposal

Christopher Browne cbbrowne at
Mon Feb 10 18:52:28 CST 2003

> Christopher Browne <cbbrowne at> writes:
> > 1.  Ifilter performance gets increasingly /greatly/ ugly as the number
> > of categories grows.  Doing this totally automagically means that each
> > transaction is a "category," and if there are thousands of transactions,
> > that's not terribly nice.
> No, each *account* is a category. This is *NOT* duplicate matching.

Ah, yes, you're right.  "Thousands of categories" might be ugly, but the
objection falls away pretty neatly when there is a natural
already-present, trivial-to-fix-if-it-gets-it-wrong categorization.
(reverse (concatenate 'string "gro.mca@" "enworbbc"))
"A good rule of thumb is never to use PROG under any circumstances for
anything." -- Dave Moon

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