[GNC-dev] [Gnucash/gnucash] [gnc-budget-view.c] totals - 5 fundamental types (775200e)
phil.longstaff at gmail.com
Fri Jan 3 10:34:42 EST 2020
I can't think of any reason that equity needs to be included.
On Fri, Jan 3, 2020 at 9:54 AM Christopher Lam <christopher.lck at gmail.com>
> Thank you Phil. Github isn't logged anywhere apart from web interface,
> hence not the best for discussion.
> The only hiccup I really want to elucidate is whether equity being part of
> Transfer line is needed at all. So please let me know whether it should be
> part of the equation at all.
> My suggestions for summary lines as follows would encourage users to think
> 'incoming funds --> outgoing expenses, and invest into savings and pay off
> "Inflow from Income" = normally positive
> "Outflow to Expenses" = normally positive
> "Outflow to Asset&Liability" = normally positive
> "Unbudgeted balance" = aiming towards zero
> On Fri, 3 Jan 2020 at 11:32, Phil Longstaff <phil.longstaff at gmail.com>
>> I will continue this discussion here because I can no longer comment on
>> change on github.
>> No, I understand you aren't trying to be difficult.
>> I think when I made the original change, my books were set with a certain
>> sign-reversal setting and I didn't test with other settings. My problem
>> is that I have very little time to spend to fix this. It has been a few
>> years since I have done anything on the gnucash code base and no longer
>> have a working development environment.
>> On Thu, Jan 2, 2020 at 6:04 AM Christopher Lam <notifications at github.com>
>> > P.S. I'm not intending to be difficult here -- the previous strategy had
>> > assumed that all budget values asset/liability/income/expense/equity had
>> > assumed sign-reversal=credit-balances, and was adding/subtracting them
>> > such. After bug fix, if this commit, the summary totals would have been
>> > extremely broken e.g. asset=$300, liability=$1000; the transfer column
>> > would have shown $1300 or $700 according to sign-reversal preference,
>> > the total column would be much more wild.
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