PO file typos

David T. sunfish62 at yahoo.com
Wed Dec 26 21:54:15 EST 2007

I appreciate the further information on this. I didn't understand fully the
context of the term's appearance in this thread, and if it really only appears
under the hood, then that's fine. I *thought* I had seen the term somewhere
else in GnuCash on my own, but probably that was the egg nog...


--- Christian Stimming <stimming at tuhh.de> wrote:

> Am Mittwoch, 26. Dezember 2007 14:15 schrieb Derek Atkins:
> > Except they are not transaction ids.  They are the GUIDs of
> > Check Format configurations.  This messages would only come up
> > if the user is installing their own (or third-party) check
> > formats, so I think using the term GUID here is perfectly
> > appropriate.
> ... or, put in other words: Yes, the term "GUID" is known only to people who 
> actually look into the gnucash xml file and, on the same level, the internal 
> check format definition files. So, I fully agree with David - this term 
> shouldn't appear in any message that is visible to "normal users". However, 
> as Derek here explains, this message will only show up if users have supplied
> their own check format definition file, which implies they've dealt with 
> gnucash's concept of a GUID. (Maybe we should note that in a comment at this 
> string.)
> Regards,
> Christian
> >
> > -derek
> >
> > "David T." <sunfish62 at yahoo.com> writes:
> > > I'd like to note that using 'GUID' is highly jargonesque (?). I would
> > > recommend a more human-friendly term. Perhaps "Transaction ID"?
> > >
> > > David
> > >

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