[Pkg-sql-ledger-discussion] Re: Bug#406935: ITP: ledger-smb -- A web based double-entry accounting program

Michael Schultheiss schultmc at debian.org
Mon Jan 15 16:25:58 CET 2007

Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> Hello,
> On Mon, 15 Jan 2007, Michael Schultheiss wrote:
> > Package: wnpp
> > Severity: wishlist
> > Owner: Michael C. Schultheiss <schultmc at debian.org>
> > 
> > * Package name    : ledger-smb
> >   Version         : 1.1.7
> >   Upstream Author : LedgerSMB Core Team
> > * URL             : http://www.ledgersmb.org/
> > * License         : GPL
> >   Programming Lang: Perl
> >   Description     : A web based double-entry accounting program
> > 
> > LedgerSMB is a double-entry accounting system written in Perl.  Data is
> > stored in a SQL database server and displayed through a web browser.
> > The system is linked by a chart of accounts.  All transactions for AR,
> > AP, and GL are stored in a transaction table.  Hyperlinks from the chart
> > of accounts let you view transactions posted through AR, AP, and GL.
> It would be cool if you could maintain this package within the
> "pkg-sql-ledger" team. Since ledger-smb derives from sql-ledger
> the package needs to offer a nice way to take over sql-ledger's data.

I'd be glad to maintain ledger-smb as part of a team.

> I'll gladly add you to the team if you accept. Packaging ledger-smb is on
> my TODO list for quite some time and I'll happily review your work.
> http://alioth.debian.org/projects/pkg-sql-ledger/
> Also Seneca Cunningham <tentra at gmail.com> started packaging ledger-smb, he
> gave an URL at one time but it doesn't work anymore. Seneca, maybe you can
> provide your first package to Michael ?

I've spoken with Seneca on the ledger-smb lists and have offered to help
her get ledger-smb into Debian.  Ideally we could merge our efforts so
there's no duplication of effort.  Maybe Seneca should be added to the
Alioth team as well.

Michael Schultheiss
E-mail: schultmc at debian.org

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