GSoC 2012 final evaluation passed

Ngewi Fet ngewif at
Thu Aug 30 09:59:36 EDT 2012

Forgot to CC the mailing list in my first reply. Fixed that.

On Thu, Aug 30, 2012 at 3:19 PM, Gour <gour at> wrote:

> On Thu, 30 Aug 2012 15:05:25 +0200
> Ngewi Fet <ngewif at> wrote:
> > Well Gnucash for Android is not about importing and exporting QIF
> > data. In fact, Gnucash for Android does not support QIF at all, it
> > uses OFX.
> I know.
> > It is more of an expense tracker for now (humble
> > beginnings) and will grow in functionality with time.
> The question is why the expense tracker for Android was done as GSoC
> project in the Gnucash slot or what is its specific importance for
> Gnucash over. e.g. Expense Register?
> Just curious...

First, I have tried out a few financial apps in the market, but not come
across this one.
So thanks for bringing the app to my attention. I continuously look at and
evaluate what's out there to better refine what GnucashMobile should be and
should NOT be!

Second, yes, the goals seem very similar for now with only the export
format differing. Both are expense trackers etc.
Thirdly, the GSoC project is the "official" Gnucash app for Android and is
beholden to the community in that sense (this does not mean
Fourthly, I would like to see Gnucash for Android grow into a full-fledged
and *easy-to-use* (this is v. important) financial management software for
This means that although integration with desktop will be present,
eventually users should be happy with only Gnucash for Android (including
tablet support etc)
Fifthly, integration with Gnucash for desktop will continue to be a
priority - through exporting the transactions and whatever schemes we dream
up in the future.

Hope this answers your questions.

> Sincerely,
> Gour
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