GnuCash reports via eguile - probably not

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Wed Jan 21 10:08:46 EST 2009

Chris Dennis <cgdennis at> writes:

>> 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?

I think he means "make the template smart".
So why can't we supply an environment?
Instead of running eval-string directly maybe we can use something else?
Or build an environment around it, or a thunk that we could supply?

> regards
> Chris


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