On Tue, 2009-12-08 at 16:20 +0000, Patrick O'Connor wrote:
> 2009/12/8 Thomas Pedoussaut <thomas at pedoussaut.com>
>> > Hi,
> > Just a peep at any self employed/ SME people here. What software are you
> > using for invoicing / payroll.
>> Being self-employed and not wanting to drink the proprietary accounts
> software kool-aid I use a combination of open office spreadsheets with
> freshbooks (web app, not free/libre but best compromise) for the invoicing /
> expenses side of things.
> I would love to switch to something like ERP5 / Adempiere / Apache Ofbiz /
> SQL Ledger or the ilk but its way too big a jump for the time being.
> Unfortunately Small Business accounting is well in the hands of the
> proprietary software companies (Sage especially) but I would love to be part
> of a working group to create a free/libre solution for Irish businesses.
When I was running my own IT consultancy, I didnt want to drink from the
proprietary camp either! We were using Tas Books at the time internally
and were growing frustrated at multi-user and feature limitations.
So I looked around and came across SQL-Ledger. I started to play with it
and found it had great potential, it just needed to be customised to
Irish / Revenue Standards.
I too would be very much interested in joining together with likeminded
to continue this.
BTW, there has been a fork of SQL-Ledger called Ledger SMB which
addresses some of the security and complexity of SQL-Ledger. Comparing
both, I would have a preference for Ledger SMB.
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