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Re: Customer/Vendor creation question

Should we not merge company/entity ?
Remove entity_class on that level and only define it on lower level?

In that way, company/entity could represent

Best Wishes,

2011/12/29 Erik Huelsmann <..hidden..>:
> Hi,
> Working my way through the application and the mailing list, I've seen
> the rationale behind the change in customer/vendor registration
> between 1.2 and 1.3 be explained as "you can now create customers and
> vendors within one company" i.e. you can deliver to one part and buy
> from another part of the same company.
> My question comes from trying to match the above statement to the
> Company and Account screens in the AR module. In that module, the type
> of entity is defined in the "Company" tab. If a single company
> (entity) can serve both as a customer and a vendor, why is the type
> defined on the company tab? I'd expect it on the 'account' tab, since
> then I would be able to create customer and vendor 'accounts' within
> one company.
> Side note: if companies can be customers as well as vendors, should
> they not be considerd "business relations", deserving their own
> toplevel menu? After all, they're no longer AR or AP items. They only
> have roles as such?
> Bye,
> Erik.
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