GnuCash and running a business?

Linas Vepstas
Thu, 24 May 2001 11:50:14 -0500

On Thu, May 24, 2001 at 09:51:58AM -0400, Paul Lussier was heard to remark:
> In a message dated: Wed, 23 May 2001 13:30:51 CDT
> Linas Vepstas said:
> >On Tue, May 22, 2001 at 04:25:05PM -0400, Paul Lussier was heard to remark:
> >> However, I think it might worthwhile to use GnuCash 
> >> as the General Ledger interface for something like GnuEnterprise?!
> >
> >Well, a while ago, I made a stink about how gnucash could server as a
> >client for a client-server system, and we now have an rpc interface,
> >and a broken http-xml interface.  But no one really took the bait.
> >No one got as excited as I did.
> >
> >I'm still pretty excited.
> Well, I think it may be a good idea, however, if I remember the 
> thread correctly, it seemed to be phrased in such a way that the 
> average home user would then be required to be a DBA as well.

No, that would be a mistake. It has to be easy for the home user.
The home user would neither have to nor want to administer any
kind of a server.