Web interface for gnuCash

Graham Leggett minfrin at sharp.fm
Tue Aug 8 08:05:34 EDT 2006

On Tue, August 8, 2006 12:11 pm, Christian Stimming wrote:

> What was the original question again?

It was a response to the following quote:

 > On Mon, August 7, 2006 8:03 pm, Derek Atkins wrote:
 >> If you specifically want something web-based, you might want to
 >> look at SQL-Ledger.  GnuCash is meant to be a desktop app.  There
 >> is ONE developer who thinks there might be use as a web app,
 >> but I think he stands alone in that goal.
 > It's sad that people should be actively criticised for suggesting new
 > things for the project.

> So far you haven't even started to mention that you might be able to
> submit code for yourself. Iff you intend to do that, then we are
> expecting questions like "I want to do xy. How can it be done the
> easiest way?"

A little bit like this, perhaps:

 > Up until now I have been manually creating and printing invoices in
 > gnucash, one by one, and things have got to the point where I need to
 > scale this up.
 > The main problem I need to solve is printing from the command line - I
 > need to be able to say "load this xac file, render this/these invoice(s)
 > as a PDF, and save them somewhere".
 > Is this possible? (Or almost possible?)

> What will happen if someone asks on, say, dev at httpd.apache.org the
> qustion "I'd like the apache webserver to use a graphical user interface
> in gtk. Can you help me?"

I would under no circumstances use the words "this is not our goal for the
project. Period."


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