bill term linkage

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Mon Oct 13 02:50:16 CDT 2003

linas at (Linas Vepstas) writes:

> > I still believe that you should NOT be copying customers (or vendors,
> > or employees) across book closings, or if you do it should be an exact
> > copy, not a 'gemini' copy.  
> Its an exact copy, only the guid's are different.  The guid's are
> different because every object must have a unique guid; it doesn't
> make sense to me to have two distinct objects with the same guid.

But that's mu point, they are not distinct objects...

> > Similarly with the billterms and taxtables
> > you dont need to copy them because the parent/child code is already
> > doing the historical "copy and save" for you.
> Does this mean that I should prune away the children on closing books?

If there are no references to the object in the book, then yes, you
can prune them.

> --linas


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