Wiki Section on Reports

Chris Good chris.good at
Mon Jan 16 18:23:11 EST 2017

> Message: 6
> Date: Sun, 15 Jan 2017 21:33:27 -0800
> From: Jim DeLaHunt <from.gnucash at>
> To: gnucash-devel at
> Subject: Re: Wiki Section on Reports
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> My inclination would be to keep the wiki pages as the "development
> branch" for which the Reports chapter is the "release branch".
> Suggestions for improvements could be tried out in the wiki with lower
> friction. When the wiki contents represents a significant improvement
> over the Reports chapter, migrate the content to the Reports chapter.
> By the same token, sections of the Reports chapter can have links to the
> corresponding Wiki page.
> MusicBrainz uses a scheme like this. Compare this documentation page
> with the corresponding Wiki page:
>        --Jim DeLaHunt, Vancouver, Canada
> On 2017-01-15 20:48, David T. via gnucash-devel wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I will start by saying: ?Yes, I know it?s a wiki??
> >
> > However, now that the Reports chapter (which incorporates nearly all the
> Wiki reports information verbatim) is officially available as part of the
> Documentation distribution, I propose removing this information in the
> and adding a note to say that the wiki information has been moved to the
> Tutorial and Concepts Guide as of GnuCash 2.6.15.
> >
> > As this is rather a substantial amount of information that will go away
> the wiki, I thought it best to double check in the community before
> >
> > Cheers,
> > David

I lean towards only having 1 copy of the documentation just to reduce the
work keeping up to date, and to reduce the number of places we need to look
when after a particular answer.
To cater for those who don't have internet access, that should be the
manuals, not the wiki.

Regards, Chris Good
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