GnuCash reports via eguile - probably not

Chris Dennis cgdennis at
Wed Jan 21 04:20:28 EST 2009

Josh Sled wrote:
> Chris Dennis <cgdennis at> writes:
>> Thinking it through, even if it were possible to pass parameters to the 
>> template code, we'd be opening a huge security risk.  We'd be 
>> encouraging Joe User to create a template containing code that has full 
>> access to the workings of GnuCash.
> There is no security risk here.  The software does and should have full
> access to the software.
>> What is really needed is some sort of wiki-like markup that can be 
>> parsed by Guile code and includes references to GnuCash objects. 
>> Something like this (I know the 'variable' names I've used are very 
>> un-GnuCash-like), for which I've used TiddlyWiki-like markup:
> I'd encourage "you" to not add another layer of formatting or
> translation.  Just have the template iterate over objects, call
> accessors and format data for rendering.

Can you explain exactly what you mean by that last sentence please?



Chris Dennis                                  cgdennis at
Fordingbridge, Hampshire, UK

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