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Re: Thoughts on Voiding Invoices

Tony Fraser wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-09-26 at 09:49 -0700, Chris Travers wrote:
>> In reality, a stable API is probably going to have to wait for a
>> stable DB schema...
> I disagree... Accounting is accounting, how the data is stored (DB
> Schema) is an implementation detail.
> If the API is designed to meet the needs of accounting rules/best
> practices/GAAP then how the data needs to be stored will become more
> clear.

How the data is stored is fundamental to the development of a stable
API. It is likely that any API developed will be a wrapper on top of
function calls and stored procedures that are built within the database

Thus without having a stable, normalized data structure the API would be


Joshua D. Drake


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