Obsolete function yahoo-get-historical-quotes

Christian Stimming (mobil) christian at cstimming.de
Thu Apr 24 01:27:00 EDT 2014

+1 from me. Just go ahead and delete it.


On 24. April 2014 04:52:07 MESZ, John Ralls <jralls at ceridwen.fremont.ca.us> wrote:
>On Apr 23, 2014, at 9:31 AM, Frank H. Ellenberger
><frank.h.ellenberger at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Geert,
>> Am 23.04.2014 14:57, schrieb Geert Janssens:
>>> I stumbled upon this function while evaluating the patch on 
>>> Bug 726164 guile-www-2.37 compatibility [1].
>>> yahoo-get-historical-quotes turns out to be the only consumer of the
>>> guile-www module the bug is referring to. However I can't find any
>>> of the gnucash code that actually is using this function. As far as
>>> can tell it's a relic from the time that gnucash was still primarily
>>> coded in guile.
>>> I'm about to remove this function unless someone shouts ?
>> I don't know, if it ever worked, but in my eyes it would be a nice to
>There are thousands of lines of "Nice to have but never quite
>implemented" in GnuCash. They make GnuCash harder to maintain, bigger
>than it needs to be, and sometimes as here drag in dependencies to no
>useful purpose. It's cruft, and we need to get rid of it.
>Don't ask, just delete. Every line of code is immortal in the VCS and
>can be brought back if someone needs it for an actual feature. Until
>that time, it's just in the way.
>John Ralls
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