GnuCash AqBanking 3 port - Re: [PATCH] AqBanking version checks

Manfred Usselmann usselmann.m at
Fri Mar 21 03:53:14 EDT 2008

Hi Andreas,

Andreas Köhler < at> schrieb am Thu, 20 Mar 2008 20:56:15

> I am sorry for answering that late 

No problem.

> and am going to be rather responsive the following days :-)

> Currently I wonder about two things I cannot decide yet, namely
> whether it will make sense to create a branch to work on the port


> and, if we do, to create an import-export module "aqbanking".  

That is something which would make sense to me as well.

> From my naive point of view, this will
> * avoid a lot of #if's
> * has a better chance not to break aqbanking2
> * might be easier to backport
> * finally renames hbci which is not hbci only anyway

Yes, this sounds reasonable to me. 

> but also
> * copy a lot of code and
> * maybe be harder to maintain afterwards

But this should not be a big problem because the code for the old
module will most likely not change much in the future since aqbanking 2
is not maintained any more. 

> I suppose this simply depends on how big the changes between aq2/gwen2
> and aq3/gwen3 programming actually are.
> Maybe Christian has an idea :-)

I'm sure he has. :-)


 Manfred Usselmann                            usselmann.m at

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