Generic importer:QIF

Christian Stimming stimming at
Sun Jun 24 16:16:26 EDT 2007

Huh, sorry, I didn't see Derek's answer before writing my own. @Chintan: If 
I've said anything different from Derek, please ignore my remarks. Derek's 
answers are (as usual :) more correct than mine.


Am Sonntag, 24. Juni 2007 21:21 schrieb warlord at
> Another thing to keep in mind is that the code in src/import-export/qif
> was never complete, so you might to consider rewriting the parsing
> functions, too, instead of using that code.  It's unclear that that
> code is correct; it's certainly true that when you merge files together
> it doesn't do a good job of keeping them separate enough to be able
> to "unload".
> > 2) The top-level function that would be made should be by what name? In
> > other words, which function call results in the QIF import process being
> > trigerred?
> Choose something.  It really doesn't matter what you name the "start qif
> import" API.
> > 3) Does GNUCash use the standard GNU indentation format?
> Not exactly.  We TRY to use 4-space indentation with no tabs, braces
> on the following line.  No space between functions and parens, but spaces
> between if/while/for and the parens.

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