Gnucash 2.3.0 - Database schema and third party tools
plongstaff at rogers.com
Wed May 20 08:25:26 EDT 2009
On May 20, 2009 04:32:50 am marcus.wolschon at googlemail.com wrote:
> is there some documentation on the database-schema
> Gnucash 2.3 introduces, the foreign keys used, if
> transactions are used, where future extensions are
> supposed to be added,...?
> I'd like to give it a close look to see how much
> I need to change any of my existing database-backend
> of jGnucashLib to handle gnucash's own new scheme.
There's no documentation yet. I will provide some.
> (I hope there is still support for slots. They have
> proven quite useful to store additional information
> that is ignored by gnucash.
> Such as references to receipts in a document-management-
> system or computer-readable references of a transaction
> to a webshop-order, paypal-transaction, ebay-sale, ...it
> was automatically generated from to be used by
> specialized plugins/batches/statistics/viewers.)
Yes, slots are still supported.
> On http://gnucash.org/docs.phtml I see documentation
> for users and documentation-writers but nothing
> for developers yet.
> As it's a database now... is anyone working on a web-
> based viewer or even minimal editor? I envision a lot
> of useful integrations with other software here as
> anything in a small business ultimately has a trail
> in the book-keeping. At least a viewer should be easy
> to do. I remember I even have some incomplete GWT-based
> and a php-based viewer lying around somewhere that I
> wrote as a test.
I don't know if anyone's working on anything like this.
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