Open Source financial systems

Rasjid Wilcox rasjidw at
Sun Feb 2 12:51:42 EST 2003

On Sun, 2 Feb 2003 12:19 pm, Daniel McNamara wrote:
> Mainly becuase multiple people will be working the accounts.

I fail to see how the front end (Web-based, X-app run remotely but displayed 
locally or X-app run locally) makes any difference to whether the application 
can deal with multiple concurrent users.

> They think
> it would be easier to have an intranet systems they can run through
> their browsers rather than being tied to an application.

Just because the application has a web-based front end hardly makes it less 
tied to an application.

Are the users on Linux, Windows or Mac, or a mixture?  Web-based makes sense 
if you want a non-platform specific frontend, although with recent 
improvements in the cygwin-xfree Xserver, X is fairly non-platform specific 

Rasjid Wilcox
Canberra, Australia (UTC +10 hrs)

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