Automatic Bank Import
gmane.20.evilspam at spamgourmet.com
Mon Jun 12 19:57:56 EDT 2006
Elizabeth Dodd wrote:
> On Tuesday 13 June 2006 08:29, Chris Spencer wrote:
>> That's unfortunate. Without some ability to automate the mundane
>> information entry aspect, Gnucash is going to be far more trouble than
>> it's worth. However, thanks for answering my questions.
> Do you mean transferring old account information or entering new?
Mostly the later. Manually retrieving a file of all my credit/debit
transactions on a daily/weekly/monthly basis shouldn't be necessary.
Granted, syncing with the myriad banking websites is no trivial task,
even if they do allow you to export your data.
> Back to original email, Gnucash will quickly learn that <supermarket_name>
> belongs to Expenses:Groceries and <fuel_station> belongs to Expenses:Fuel.
> You'll tell it once only, and changes will only be needed when you take out
> cash with the groceries or buy milk and bread at the fuel stop.
That's good to know. How is the learning implemented? Is it like a
Bayesian spam filter, that assigns probabilities to word combinations?
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