Gnucash 2.5/6

John Ralls jralls at
Mon Feb 18 10:44:04 EST 2013

On Feb 18, 2013, at 6:50 AM, Mike Evans <mikee at> wrote:

> On Sun, 17 Feb 2013 13:55:40 -0800 (PST)
> Phil Longstaff <phil.longstaff at> wrote:
>> I created and
>> attached an initial patch to that.  That should allow you to get it
>> in.  I'll need to learn more about git.
>> Phil
>> ________________________________
>> From: John Ralls <jralls at>
>> To: Robert Fewell <14ubobit at>; Geert Janssens
>> <janssens-geert at> Cc: "gnucash-devel at Devel"
>> <gnucash-devel at> Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2013 2:22:39
>> PM Subject: Re: Gnucash 2.5/6
>> On Feb 9, 2013, at 1:45 PM, lsl <14ubobit at> wrote:
>>> I am still plodding on with this and it is progressing slowly, have
>>> uploaded another patch to the bug which also indicates roughly what
>>> is left to do. I am not sure of any time scales but the menu
>>> options can be disabled or the whole lot can be removed if it is
>>> holding other things up.
>>> Assuming it is still viable, I will continue and progress it as time
>>> permits.
>> Is this mostly working? If so, let's get it into trunk and ditch the
>> old register. That will at least let us get rid of the project Ridley
>> deprecated libraries. It will also get more people banging on it,
>> which will bring any problems to light.
>> Pending that and Phil's budgeting, I'm thinking we can release 2.5.0
>> next week.
>> Regards,
>> John Ralls
> I just tested Robert Fewell's patch in Bug 673193 and I realised it
> makes my reverse sort (Bug 683881, commit 679d59e44) work obsolete as
> sorting order can be changed by simply clicking in the column header.
> If the TreeView is going to become the standard then think I should
> remove my commit and mark the bug as obsolete. 
> Thoughts?

Aside from that, what do you think of the TreeView register? Do you think that it's ready to release in 2.5.0 this week?

John Ralls

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