[GNC-dev] Dev's features of choice?

Bruce Irving eaglebruce2003 at yahoo.com
Sun Jul 26 22:59:34 EDT 2020

While I'm not a professional, there is a point about undo that I would like to see - sooner than later:  I start to edit a transaction but, before I commit it (press enter or move to another transaction). I realize that I didn't want to do that and would like to cancel my edit, restoring the transaction to what it was.  

And, I have accidentally deleted a transaction on more than one occasion.  It would be great if I could restore that transaction rather than completely re-enter it, hoping I remembered what was in it - I don't!
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Hi Jean,

Am 26.07.20 um 19:57 schrieb jean laroche:
> I'm curious about something:
> If you're a GC dev, contributing code to the project, what's the
> feature(s) you'd like to see added to GC?
> I'm only contributing a bit, but I'll offer my 3 top wishes:
> - Undo/(redo)
> - Multi-transaction (bulk) editing
> - Multi-account (bulk) editing

All three are violations of strict accounting rules. We often talk about
"In the times of ink and paper", not graphite (pencils). Some
governments require the immutabiity of once written records.

So I see at least a better auditing system as a requirement before your
suggestions. The current logging would need a review. It should cover
all changes, not only simple transactions. ISTR business actions and
structural changes are not recorded.

> I'm curious specifically about devs because they typically have a
> different perspective on the project than users have.
> Jean

About the future I almost agree with Johns suggestions.


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