should ALPHAVANTAGE_API_KEY be a system or user variable

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Tue Nov 14 12:24:13 EST 2017

Geert Janssens <geert.gnucash at> writes:

> Op maandag 13 november 2017 22:20:31 CET schreef Derek Atkins:
>> Geert,
>> Why can't we just setenv() or putenv() the API Key prior to calling the
>> scripts?
> gnc-fq-dump is not called from within gnucash so it's up to the caller to 

Ah, right.  I wasn't thinking of that, I was thinking about from within

One thing we COULD do is add a UI to GnuCash that lets the user input
the API Key and have GnuCash store it wherever F::Q looks for it, be
that in ~/.fqrc or any other place.

The benefit is the simplicity; it makes it easier for GnuCash users.
But it still allows for manual configuration.


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