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Re: Towards a LedgerNPO

On Mon, 2006-09-25 at 13:23 -0700, Chris Travers wrote:
> > Designations: a specific goal which donated funds must be used
> towards
> > (e.g. Debian Conference, PostgreSQL Development). Generally
> implemented by
> > creating an obligation towards a chart of accounts entry.  Could be
> > associated with a "product"; I'm not sure what works.
> Parts could be used, but it would be better to see these as "services"
> which are bought and sold.  You can handle markup automatically this
> way by using a sell price of $1.00 and a purchase price of $0.95 for
> example.
> >         Designations also need to be associatable with Users in some
> fashion, so
> > that specific Users can run reports only on specific Designations.
> That will require some custom database extensions.  May require some
> additional generic API's to be created.

Actualy, I use SL to maintain a very small NPO and I think Departments
work best for Designations. 

Tony Fraser
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