[LINK] Vista: Why you shouldn't upgrade yet

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Wed Jan 31 12:55:39 AEDT 2007

Howard Lowndes wrote:
> Marghanita da Cruz wrote:
>> Craig Sanders wrote:
>> <snip>
>>> PS: IMO, most office computers would be better off with linux rather
>>> than windows.  Word Processor, Spreadsheet, Email, Web browser - all
>>> locked down in a consistent environment that can't be fiddled with. and
>>> no dancing-sheep.exe, viruses or trojans. an appliance to do office
>>> work, not a toy to fiddle with and waste time.
>>> the only thing that Windows is still *needed* for is games - there are
>>> many more games for windows than for linux, and they're mostly much
>>> better than linux games. that's not really an important consideration
>>> for office computers, though, is it?
>> <snip>
>> How is a linux desktop for accounting packages like MYOB? I am 
>> guessing my accountant needs a windows based package to lodge my tax 
>> return.
> It doesn't, but I run SQL-Ledger which is a web based accounting system 
> written in Canada and ported to suit accounting standards in many 
> countries including Australia, so it does GST as well as the old style 
> Sales Tax.
> Being web based you can provide secure access to it for your accountant 
> that only needs a web browser so it is platform agnostic.

This looks interesting, is it a multi-client system? Have you looked at 
offering it as a hosted service?

There are accountants out there who employ book keepers to enter the 
clients info...


Marghanita da Cruz
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