Intro + a bug

Josh Sled jsled at
Wed Aug 8 12:25:41 EDT 2007

Mike or Penny Novack <stepbystepfarm at> writes:
> account name with an asterisk in it. Can anybody here identify the 
> address of the team working on "gnome for Windows" because they should 
> be made aware that there is a problem affecting their project.
> The implication is that the problem isn't FIXABLE (can't make GnuCash 
> work completely properly for all legal Windows user account names) but 

Andreas already pointed you to
<>; the GNOME team is aware
of the problem.

> that doesn't mean it should be "no action". One possibility would be for 
> the "first time" routine to check whether the directory it is being 

(Mike, you really don't need to reiterate all this stuff in every email you

We'll definitely add something to the 2.2.1 release notes, and if someone
gets the desire, they'll add code (or contribute a patch) to display a dialog
as you suggest during startup.

If you want a more formal way to track the status of those changes, please
file a bug at <>.  In
fact, that probably should be done anyways.

...jsled - a=jsled;; echo ${a}@${b}
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