Gnucash and root-account in MySQL

Marcus Wolschon Marcus at
Sun Aug 9 03:27:53 EDT 2009

On Sun, Aug 9, 2009 at 9:01 AM, Colin Law<clanlaw at> wrote:

> If I had a vote I would vote for parent_guid = nil for root account.
> This maps to the real world better (ie account that has no parent)
> rather than an account that is its own parent being a root account.
> Also using the latter approach a root account would appear in a query
> selecting all of its children (all accounts whose parent is the root
> account) which would require special case handling.

right, I did not think about that.


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