GDA save missing records
minfrin at sharp.fm
Mon Feb 18 05:45:03 EST 2008
Mark Johnson wrote:
>> Do we really want "unlimited"? I've alluded to this question in the
>> past, but I don't know if there's been a definitive answer.
Speaking for myself, I really want unlimited.
As the accounting system is most often the system data is sent to,
rather than originated from, it would cause all sorts of hassles if it
turns out that the description on a transaction was arbitrarily
truncated, or worse - the transaction was arbitrary ignored or dropped.
I typically cut and paste full text strings from suppliers into invoice
descriptions, and my suppliers are not limited by length, nor are their
under any obligation to shorten their product descriptions if it causes
hassles for me.
This is a bit like the "640k is big enough for everybody" story, it
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