For The Love Of Bitcoin

Jeff Warnica jeff at
Fri Feb 17 15:11:50 EST 2012

Well, the 400 line solution really hooks into the otherwise normal
processes of GNC... Redefining currency is a larger problem, which I would
guess at requiring a total rewrite off all accounting programs everywhere.

But how valuable this would be is an open question. For a scenario where
the user owns securities (stocks), it is nice to know the current market
value of them. When the user makes an actual trade, then that transaction
would have a manually entered price (or exchange rate). Because the market
rate for MSFT at 12:36 EST that reports may not be
(almost definitely is not) what you got for it at 12:38 EST from your

On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 4:01 PM, karmicads <karmicads at>wrote:

> ¨Price quotes are fetched using an external library, specifically the Perl
> module Finance::Quote (F::Q)¨
> OH! Thanks Jeff. I was hoping to count on somebody with more technical
> expertise than myself. As I understand it, this is not unfeasible at all;
> even down to the using of bitcoin as a meta-currency. I do imagine there
> may
> be some class re-modifications in the code that defines currency and so
> on....   Hmmm... What exactly does that involve? Anybody like to help out
> here?
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