report in python, a first version

John Ralls jralls at
Mon Nov 14 19:25:25 EST 2016

> On Nov 14, 2016, at 1:31 PM, Sébastien de Menten <sdementen at> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have finished a first version of a mechanism to use python for reporting
> in gnucash.
> It uses a scheme script to start a python process that does the heavy
> lifthing.
> Should you be interested, you can find documentation/instructions here:
> as well as an example of the simplest report possible
> Any feedback appreciated.


Did you decide to not use the facility in src/optional/python to start a Python interpreter inside of GnuCash because you didn't know about it, because it was easier to do something in Scheme, or because that interpreter can't interact with the existing (Scheme) report facilities?

John Ralls

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