[gnome-db] Re: libgda vs. gnucash [was Re: GnuCash page on GO site]
- From: "C. Gatzemeier" <c gatzemeier tu-bs de>
- To: linas linas org (Linas Vepstas), Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo gnome-db org>
- Cc: gnucash-devel gnucash org, gnome-db-list gnome org, Charles Goodwin <charlie xwt org>, gnome-office-list gnome org, Linas Vepstas <linas linas org>
- Subject: [gnome-db] Re: libgda vs. gnucash [was Re: GnuCash page on GO site]
- Date: Thu, 4 Mar 2004 21:17:14 +0100
Am Donnerstag, 4. März 2004 17:26 schrieb Linas Vepstas:
> > > One that has been dogging me is the correct way to split up
> > > a dataset across multiple files. GnuCash startup time takes
> > > a long time if you have a large data fileset. So I would like
> > > to split it up, while still allowing queries over older data
> > > in older files if the user needed that.
> (Note that the "date sort" is a bad example, since the 2004 file
> might need to contain transactions from 1999 to close out lots.
> A 'lot' is a collection of named transactions pertaining to a
> particular asset. So the actual sorting of which transactions
> go into which file can be algorithmically complex).
Excuse me to break in here, AFAIK the tranditional and accountig method to
keep different subsequent datasets coherent is to define corresponding and
equal closing and opening transactions on the "borders" of of each period.
Maybe this could help here, too. This "shifting" or sorting of actual
transaktions into a different preriod is a own book-keeping sub-task in the
german accounting standards, and involves making assumptions i.e of valueing
parts of lots etc.
This is also among the periodizing information I gathered on the wiki. There
are also some more feedback from the lists on the wiki.
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