Support for multiple account types for an account placeholder

marcus.wolschon at marcus.wolschon at
Mon Feb 23 03:11:03 EST 2009

On Sun, 22 Feb 2009 22:08:56 +0100, Mikael Andersson <mikael at>
> I am quite sure I have read a discussion a while ago about the
> constraint of not being able to set more than one account type for an
> account. The thing is that the standard BAS account plan, which is being
> used in Sweden, has a top account (placeholder) which holds both equity
> and liabilities. Its child accounts are split into accounts of either
> the types equity or liabilities.
> Could this support be implemented without "too much" work? If you think
> it seems to be an OK idea but are not interested in implementing it, I
> can maybe do it, provided I get some help.

I recon it would be easier to add an account-type "placeholder" that is
not restricted in the type of children it can have.
Any comment on this?


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