[ILUG-BOM] Monthly Meeting Summary - 12th August 2017
J T Dsouza
jtd1959 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 16 14:18:27 IST 2017
Ok. Checking it out.
On Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 1:42 PM, Rushabh Mehta <rmehta at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Krishnakant Mane and his team have successfully made a tally alternative
> >> called GNU Khata. They have docs on how to migrate Tally data into GK.
> >> even do it at your place for a fee. The only roadblock I see is the CAs'
> >> refusal to work on non Tally software as they get heavy discounts and
> >> promotion from the company.
> > That is not the real problem. The real problem is the old standards
> > Peutronics <whatever they are called now> keep changing their data
> > It is not only a CA or one client who has to switch. It is all clients
> of a
> > CA firm and other collaborating CA firms who have to switch. Else one
> > require a continuos ongoing seamless means of data export to / from GNU
> > Khata to Tally.
> > There is also the never ending issue of keeping up with the utterly daft
> > ROC, ST, Excise, VAT departments' idiotic implementations of security
> > certificates for esigning. Most of the above services do not function
> > behind a proxy / firwall and require disabling to ZERO all security to
> > them working. Add to the mix M$ document formats, forms embedded in PDF,
> > etc etc and one faces a herculean task in switching a CA's office to a
> > GNU/Linux environment.
> Plug: Hundreds of companies in India are already using ERPNext
> successfully. Lots of them without any external "support" from 3rd parties.
> FYI: Its also "Free Software".
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