[GNC-dev] About budgets in 3.8, 3.9 and 3.10
christopher.lck at gmail.com
Thu Jul 2 10:46:40 EDT 2020
Now that 3.11 is truly out, the budget editor and report should now behave
exactly as in 3.7
4.0 should also behave similarly. Please verify, and any bug reports and
fixes will apply onto 4.x series.
On Fri, 8 May 2020 at 12:58, Christopher Lam <christopher.lck at gmail.com>
> 3.11 being due in 3 weeks' time, the candidate fix for budgets is merged
> in daily builds. The next build after 4th May in
> https://code.gnucash.org/builds/win32/maint/ will have the budgets
> reverted to 3.7 behaviour.
> On Wed, 29 Apr 2020 at 20:05, John Ralls <jralls at ceridwen.us> wrote:
>> > On Apr 29, 2020, at 11:45 AM, Phil Longstaff <phil.longstaff at gmail.com>
>> > Agreed.
>> > It is correct that Assets = Liabilities + Equity uses only positive
>> > However, each balance is a credit balance or a debit balance. It is
>> > perfectly reasonable to associate one of those types of balance with
>> > positive numbers and the other with negative numbers.
>> It is. What's not reasonable is to have a preference (as opposed to a
>> book option) that changes which is negative, especially for stored values.
>> Even having a book option is dicey unless that option affects exactly one
>> place in all of GnuCash's code base.
>> John Ralls
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