Question about Platform Support
edodd at billiau.net
Sat May 12 08:09:11 EDT 2012
On Sat, 12 May 2012 07:21:32 -0400
John Ralls <jralls at ceridwen.us> wrote:
> On May 12, 2012, at 1:56 AM, Liz wrote:
> > On Fri, 11 May 2012 17:50:59 -0400
> > John Ralls <jralls at ceridwen.us> wrote:
> >> On May 11, 2012, at 12:02 PM, Jacquelyn Sykes wrote:
> >>> I looked all over your web site and this is the only e-mail
> >>> address I found.
> >>> I've been using your program for both Linux and Windows operating
> >>> systems and really like it.
> >>> I recently bought an Android 4.0 tablet. Do you have any plans to
> >>> develope an Android version of GnuCash? If yes, when do you think
> >>> it might be ready.
> >>> Unfortuneately, I don't have any programming skills to help with
> >>> it.
> >>> Thank you for taking the time to answer my questions.
> >> You should have looked a little harder: You want
> >> gnucash-user at gnucash.org.
> >> No, Gnucash itself works only on Linux, Microsoft Windows, and Mac
> >> OSX. A student is working on a companion program for Android as a
> >> Google Summer of Code project. It won't implement Gnucash but will
> >> rather serve to collect transactions for later import into Gnucash.
> >> You can have a look at his proposal at
> >> https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BGRBPlT7Iq-_UmncmLO9vSsnNrGj2g7Xjo1qazDggWg/edit
> >> Regards,
> >> John Ralls
> > I let this one through to gnucash-devel, partly because of the
> > statement that this was the address found on the web page, and
> > partly because the question did relate to a version in development
> > only. The question wasn't suited to my routine note directing
> > people to the FAQ and then gnucash-user.
> > Could I ask the poster....
> > Could we make gnucash-user more obvious than gnucash-devel on the
> > web page?
> > Anything else that would help you see the user mailing list as the
> > place to which to write?
> I dunno. Starting on the main page, there's a block on the left side
> that says "Support" in big, friendly letters. Underneath that one
> finds "mailing lists" (after Documentation, FAQ, and Wiki), which
> points to the Mailing Lists wiki page . That in turn has a heading
> "Support" under which one finds gnucash-user and its multi-lingual
> friends. After that is Development, with a description of the list
> followed by a link.
> Perhaps instead we should have a support page in the wiki that
> explains our support resources, including the user mailing list, but
> doesn't mention the dev list. We'd shrink the support box on the main
> web page to just the word Support, which would be a link to the wiki
> John Ralls
And down the bottom of the page, the only email address actually on
"Server & email outage reports to: gnucash-devel at gnucash.org
Translation problems? Contact: gnucash-devel at gnucash.org"
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