Re: GnuCash page on GO site

On Thu, 2004-02-26 at 14:06 +0000, Charles Goodwin wrote:

> On Thu, 2004-02-26 at 05:13, Linas Vepstas wrote:
> > My gut feel is that libgda offers the wrong abstractions. 
> > Although gnucash data can be (is) represented as SQL, that's 
> > the wrong place to work.  There's a lot of pulling things together
> > that must happen before the data is reportable.  For example,
> > computing account balances can be quite complicated; its not a
> > simple sql query or a simple table lookup.
> Call me stupid but isn't libgda a data abstraction layer?  Does the data
> initially have to be SQL or can it not be some arbitrary format which
> libgda supports?  Could this be as easy as adding GnuCash-data-support
> to libgda?

right, libgda is a data abstraction layer, which allows you to access
any kind of data source for which there is a plugin. So, it would be as
easy as writing a GnuCash-based provider. This will give access to
GnuCash data to all libgda applications.


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