[kwlug-disc] [kwlug-announce] Meeting Monday: GnuCash, ledger

CrankyOldBugger crankyoldbugger at gmail.com
Sat May 3 09:51:21 EDT 2014


For some of us, tax season is today!  Thank the manufacturer for the
HeartBleed delay in the filing deadline!

I look forward to seeing the financial software presentation.  Should be
good!


On 3 May 2014 07:20, Paul Nijjar <paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca> wrote:

> For most of us, tax season is over, and it is time to turn our
> attentions to more pleasant things, such as accounting. This month
> features two presentations on two fairly different interfaces to
> balancing your accounts. One presentation will be a special joint
> endeavour by John Kerr and Brent Clements, who will combine forces to
> present GnuCash, a graphical double-entry accounting system. Chris
> Frey will present ledger (http://ledger-cli.org), an accounting
> system that processes a specially formatted text file (!) which
> contains all of your transaction data. These presentations will begin
> around 7pm (after meeting announcements and recalcitrant audio-visual
> equipment).
>
> We have a FLOSS Fund nomination for this month. After the Heartbleed
> bug drama last month, Darcy Casselman nominated the hard-working folks
> who develop OpenSSL as this month's nominee. You can read an article
> that motivated Darcy at
> http://veridicalsystems.com/blog/of-money-responsibility-and-pride/
> and you can contribute to our donation at the meeting, by getting in
> touch with me, or directly at
> http://www.openssl.org/support/donations.html . (You may also make
> nominations for future FLOSS Funds, provided that you are not a member
> of a mysterious FLOSS Fund Cabal that probably doesn't even exist.)
>
> Our meeting will be held at the usual location:
>
> St John's Kitchen
> 97 Victoria Street North
> (at Weber)
> Kitchener
>
> Doors open around 6:30pm. Setup help is greatly appreciated. Learn
> more about the location at http://kwlug.org/sjk
>
> - Paul
>
>
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