[GNC-dev] README Overview; was: Gnome HIG

Frank H. Ellenberger frank.h.ellenberger at gmail.com
Sun Sep 16 14:52:11 EDT 2018

Am 16.09.18 um 18:55 schrieb Geert Janssens:
> Op zaterdag 15 september 2018 19:31:26 CEST schreef David T. via gnucash-
> devel:
>> And if we’re going there, the main project includes numerous README files in
>> gnucash/doc, all of which need similar treatment. README files for WIN32,
>> HCBI and OFX should IMHO be removed altogether in favor of other venues
>> (didn’t HBCI get replaced by FinTS in, like, 2002?).
> The Windows README files are a special case, they serve as introductory text 
> in the Windows installer. So they can't be removed. But perhaps we can move 
> them to the gnucash-on-windows repository. I'd have to check where the 
> installer code expects them and whether we can change this.
> As for HBCI I think it's still called like that in Germany. But Frank will 
> have to confirm this. What other venues do you suggest for HBCI and OFX ?

Yes, in 2002 FinTS 3.0 was released as successor of HBCI 2.2.
A few more details in

The today most common PIN/TAN methods are strictly seen no part of HBCI,
but of FinTS.

And recently on the german list a banker told a user HBCI is obsolete.

IIRC, when I started some renaming in our references, Christian had a
few objections. So let us ask him about his recent opinion.

> And as you're finding issues faster than we can fix them, please file a bug 
> report. It will get lost here on the list archives.


> Geert


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