[GNC-dev] [Gnucash/gnucash] [gnc-budget-view.c] totals - 5 fundamental types (775200e)
christopher.lck at gmail.com
Fri Jan 3 21:34:07 EST 2020
Thanks for clarifying that equity was probably a coding error. I also
managed to find the original commit message 190665ac which confirms. I'll
try to redo, and ensure that the summary lines are as follows... I think
they should be insensitive to the sign-reversal preference.
"2) GncBudgetView changes:
a) If an account has children but does not have a specific budget value
for a period, the sum of the children's budget values will be displayed in
b) Totals column on the right provides total for a budget row (account)
c) At the bottom, totals lines with total income, total expenses, total
transfers (assets+liabilities) and grand total (income - expenses -
On Fri, 3 Jan 2020 at 15:35, Phil Longstaff <phil.longstaff at gmail.com>
> 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
> > Transfer line is needed at all. So please let me know whether it should
> > part of the equation at all.
> > My suggestions for summary lines as follows would encourage users to
> > 'incoming funds --> outgoing expenses, and invest into savings and pay
> > loans"
> > "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>
> > wrote:
> >> I will continue this discussion here because I can no longer comment on
> >> the
> >> 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
> >> sign-reversal setting and I didn't test with other settings. My problem
> >> now
> >> 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.
> >> Phil
> >> On Thu, Jan 2, 2020 at 6:04 AM Christopher Lam <
> notifications at github.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> > P.S. I'm not intending to be difficult here -- the previous strategy
> >> > assumed that all budget values asset/liability/income/expense/equity
> >> > assumed sign-reversal=credit-balances, and was adding/subtracting them
> >> as
> >> > such. After bug fix, if this commit, the summary totals would have
> >> > extremely broken e.g. asset=$300, liability=$1000; the transfer column
> >> > would have shown $1300 or $700 according to sign-reversal preference,
> >> and
> >> > the total column would be much more wild.
> >> >
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