Changeset - 468b0dc452d8
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Bradley Kuhn (bkuhn) - 5 years ago 2016-08-30 18:16:34
bkuhn@ebb.org
Additional wishlist for currency stuff.

The currency stuff is going to be complicated, but I agree completely we
should leave it wishlist'ed.
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@@ -156,12 +156,23 @@ be extended to address the case of "other question isn't answered"
 
* Richer lifecycle management: A leader may need to approve a request before
 
  it's added to the books, like an employee's manager or a program director
 

	
 
* Automatic currency conversion for validation (e.g., validate that an amount
 
  in an aribtrary currency is within a limit in USD)
 

	
 
* Validate currency amounts from outside data sources: The main case for this
 
  is per diem, where many organizations use rates that are determined by
 
  another party (e.g., US GSA) and updated periodically.
 
* Various currency improvements:
 
   * Automatic currency conversion for validation (e.g., validate that an amount
 
     in an aribtrary currency is within a limit in USD)
 

	
 
   * Validate currency amounts from outside data sources: The main case for
 
     this is per diem, where many organizations use rates that are determined
 
     by another party (e.g., US GSA) and updated periodically.
 

	
 
   * Handle totaling the request based on currency (e.g., expenses can are in
 
     USD, EUR, CHR but the traveler may want payment in INR.)  Unclear what
 
     interface for this would look like, but real-time data about past
 
     currency rates might be available via an API somewhere, and we can use
 
     that to have the requestor give us "preferred currency for payment" so
 
     all changes happen in real time in the interface (even allowing the
 
     requestor to be able to decide *while filling out the report*: "ugh,
 
     these exchange rates to INR are horrible; I'll have them pay my USD
 
     account instead").
 
  
 
* Data import: Apps like [Tricky Tripper](http://trickytripper.blogspot.de/)
 
  let users track expenses for a trip as they go.  The system could import
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