"Microsoft Excel Is Going Beyond Text and Numbers"
toki.kantoor at gmail.com
Thu Apr 5 09:40:39 UTC 2018
On 04/04/2018 09:31 PM, Thorsten Behrens wrote:
> Great list, thx for breaking it down!
Were I working on a set of extensions to provide that functionality, I'd
break it down into even more groups. That discussion, and breakdown
would occur on day one of a Scrum Sprint.
> There's an until-the-beginning-of-EUR times archive for
> EUR-vs-other-currencies archive, IIRC even with sell/buy/daily median
> etc). Also, what about oanda.com?
XE.COM is the only source I'm familiar with. If other sources provide
the same data, use them.
> I have some python code for the above, that we use for TDF's accounting.
> (obligatory rant: _current_ exchange or stock market rates in
> spreadsheet functions have close to zero practical value, and only
The only reason/use case I have for both currency exchange rates, and
stock market prices, is to determine value for today.
> encourage people to do shitty accounting.
If one is stupid enough to use the same spreadsheet for historical data,
as for current data, then your description is way too kind.
>> * I don't know what the rules are, for any current vendors of stock
>> market data. I didn't use Get_Quote, because it didn't cover the stock
>> exchange I tracked - each stock market probably needs its own extension.
> A great opportunity to mine websites, and perhaps push for more open data?
The limiting function here being federal/state/local legislation
>> probably can be pulled, at least in part, from WikiData.
> Do you have any further pointers for that?
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