[PLUG] accounting software under Linux

Pranav Peshwe pranavpeshwe at gmail.com
Thu Jan 15 00:21:36 IST 2009

On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 5:37 PM, म.हा.सा.ग.र <o.s.h.o at guruvision.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 5:31 PM, Devendra Laulkar
> <snip>
> when did you last see an accountant that was willing to work in a
> software other than tally :-)
> how would you get data from tally exported to other format so that
> other OSS & F software could read it correctly?

How is the accountant and the elephant even related to the question asked ?

The question was about getting a free alternative to Tally. The number of
accountants using Tally has nothing to do with the answer. The answer would
typically be the name and download link to an appropriate Linux based free
What you are trying to do is - suggesting a proprietary software to someone
who is looking for free software and then, trying to justify yourself when
asked why you are doing that on a mailing list dedicated to Linux and FOSS.

> the OP asked a Q which has multiple ramifications and answering it to
> the full satisfaction would be a nightmare at best...

Exactly what part of his question presents those 'ramifications' ? Can you
then enlist, for us, a few clear, non-overlapping ones in plain English,
without any reference to elephants, dry borewells or other unrelated
analogies ?

Thanks in advance.

- P

PS: Honestly, I've nothing against you. Rather, I'm now curious as to what
makes you post such stuff on this list :-?

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