Bug advice, and XML markup assistance

David T. sunfish62 at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 17 02:46:32 EST 2016


Thanks for the input, and the suggestion to look at the investments chapter. That’s a good lead.

The bug in question is Bug 743671. Sorry I didn’t include that originally. And, yes, it is a bug that I submitted myself. 


> On Nov 17, 2016, at 6:06 AM, Chris Good <chris.good at ozemail.com.au> wrote:
>> Message: 5
>> Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2016 18:28:38 +0500
>> From: "David T." <sunfish62 at yahoo.com>
>> To: "David T. via gnucash-devel" <gnucash-devel at gnucash.org>
>> Subject: Bug advice, and XML markup assistance
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>> Hi,
>> I was looking through the documentation bugs, and saw the request for a
>> new Glossary for the docs, and I have a few questions.
>> First, does this in fact appear to be a good idea? Or is it a waste of
> time? If the
>> latter, perhaps the existing glossary on the wiki and various references
> to a
>> glossary should be removed.
>> Second, does anyone have suggestions on tools that might be used to
>> extract common terms in the docs, which could then be used as a map for
>> creating glossary entries? I would want the glossary to cover significant
>> terms, and this is one way of learning which terms might benefit from
>> explanation.
>> Finally, if this is a good idea, what should the markup be in XML? I don?t
> have
>> any models in the GnuCash docs to follow?
>> CHeers,
>> David T.
> Hi David,
> You didn't say what the bug was so I haven't read that lately.
> I think a glossary is a good idea for those with no internet connection.
> Sorry I don't have any ideas about tools for finding terms that should be in
> a glossary.
> Maybe you could follow the XML usage in the guide, Ch 9 Investments, Basic
> Concepts, Terminology?
> Regards, Chris Good
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