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Re: GnuCash vs MoneyDance

Ed Lawson <elawson@lawson-philpot.com> writes:
> On Sat, 09 Mar 2002 10:46:31 -0600
> hanasaki <hanasaki@hanaden.com> wrote:
>> Could people share the thoughts and experiences?  Thanks.
> MoneyDance is a multi platform Java app and commercial.
> It has many nice features, good support.
> I have used it for about a year and like it very much.
> I tried GnuCash and it seemed much less polished and capable
> compared to MoneyDance at the time.

GnuCash is DFSG-free, if that sort of thing appeals to you.  For what
I use it for, GnuCash works very well.  But then I don't try to print
checks or invoices or what not with it; I don't know if it supports
this at all (other people swear by equivalent features in non-free
software).  It also seems to be more suited towards double-entry-style
record-keeping than other systems, which appeals to me since I keep
paper records in a similar format.

I think I agree that GnuCash could use a bit of work in the polishing
department.  But if you just want something to keep records for you
and actively disbelieve in the features it doesn't have, it's great.

David Maze         dmaze@debian.org      http://people.debian.org/~dmaze/
"Theoretical politics is interesting.  Politicking should be illegal."
	-- Abra Mitchell

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