GDA: A few questions
plongstaff at rogers.com
Sat Dec 9 11:13:21 EST 2006
On Fri, 2006-08-12 at 23:10 -0500, Derek Atkins wrote:
> Quoting Phil Longstaff <plongstaff at rogers.com>:
> >> The main difference is the root.. SXes all live in their own AccountGroup,
> >> separate from the CoA. Why do you need anything special? Why can't you
> >> load the SXes too?
> > I can. I need to look into how AccountGroups are used. Right now, what
> > happens is that the sx accounts show up in the CoA. Hmmm... The sx
> > accounts have no parent, but I am also not saving/restoring any
> > indication of which AccountGroup each account should belong to. I guess
> > I need another boolean indicating whether the Account is in the template
> > account group or the CoA account group. If there can be more than these
> > account groups in the future, perhaps something more general is
> > required, though there is no identifier in an account group.
> No, a boolean is the wrong thing. We need DavidH to finish the AccountGroup
> removal which would add a new account type, a TopLevel account. This would
> replace the root accountgroup. Then you'd have the different accounts
> based on the (new) root accountgroup.
> I dont know what David hasn't merged into trunk, yet. Once he does, you
> could pull up those changes onto your branch.
> Regardless, a boolean is DEFINITELY the wrong answer; what happens if
> down the road we add something that adds a third accountgroup?
I know boolean is wrong. I'll wait for the TopLevel changes. I may add
a boolean as a temporary measure to get me past this problem so I can
finish with scheduled transactions.
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