brendan at coupeware.com
Sun Jan 12 17:24:00 GMT 2020
Don't forget "cross platform".
On Sun, Jan 12, 2020, 7:19 AM Jesus Varela <jvapr27 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Oh yes. I understand that there are dependencies on KDE tech. I know some
> users do not like to intermix gtk and at software due to dependencies but I
> haven't experienced any cross contamination issues intermixing them.
> I think it would be cool to emphasize that it is powered by kde tech but
> intended to be a finance manager for all.
> Like ..
> "......, Powered by KDE"
> "......, From KDE Technologies"
> As for the desktop piece. I don't know. I mean, it is true for now but
> will we there ever be a mobile version? Really on mobile all we need is a
> data collector. I don't think anyone will want to have all their finances
> on a phone. But I could see them using an app to log transactions to be
> imported later (through kde connect hopefully) to the desktop.
> (Different conversation)
> "Your personal finance manager, powered by KDE"
> "The personal finance manager, powered by KDE Technologies"
> I just want people to know that although it was developed using KDE
> Technologies, it works on other desktops too.
> I agree that since KDE e.V. pays for the hosting server etc... We should
> keep KDE in there..
> I am sure there are much higher priorities than this, so I appreciate you
> taking time to consider it. I just think it is such a good product that we
> shouldn't keep it to ourselves. I had been using Linux for 5 or 6 years as
> my main OS, I had heard of kde but had no need for it. When I ran KMyMoney,
> I saw the KDE name there...researched what KDE was and wow! I couldn't
> believe we had software and a desktop so we'll designed in the Linux world.
> No wonder KMyMoney was so well designed and with tons of features.
> My thoughts are that KMyMoney can be that gate way into KDE tech for many.
> First we have to get them to install it and not shy away because it is
> "...for KDE".
> On Sun, Jan 12, 2020, 01:17 Thomas Baumgart <thb at net-bembel.de> wrote:
>> On Sonntag, 12. Januar 2020 06:34:35 CET jvapr27 at gmail.com wrote:
>> > Team,
>> > KMM is amazing software! It is just amazing how well it works and all
>> > the functionality it has built-in.
>> A lot of time and effort has been put into the project. Next year, I will
>> be working 20 of them on it and it is good to read that it pays off.
>> > I am a Gnome/Plasma user. Depdencing on what I am doing I may load into
>> > one or the other. The Gnome footprint is growing as most distros are
>> > distributing with Gnome as default DE.
>> > KMM is obivously a KDE application but I think it is so good it should
>> > be promoted as an application that works for all Desktop Environments.
>> > I know it works for Gnome and KDE Plasma, but the splashs screen says
>> > it is the KDE finance manager. I think it should not say that. It makes
>> > it seem like it is only intended for the KDE Desktop Users.
>> > What do you guys think? Seems like a small thing but I feel like KMM
>> > doesn't get enough love on the inter-webs. Most reviews say that it is
>> > a great financial management tool if you are KDE user. I think it is
>> > great regardless.
>> KMyMoney is built on KDE Framework technologies and they are required,
>> if you run it under GNOME. If they are not present as required, KMyMoney
>> will not run at all or some function are not working (e.g. price download
>> if kioslaves are not installed).
>> Also, I want to emphasize that the infrastructure to develop and maintain
>> KMyMoney (git server, web server, download servers, etc.) is provided by
>> KDE e.V.
>> I agree though, that since we are working on other DE as well, we could
>> rephrase "personal finance manager for KDE" to "personal finance manager
>> for the desktop"
>> as we are currently not really supporting any other form factor. The
>> would be though, that we need to test this very thoroughly then.
>> Other thoughts?
>> Thomas Baumgart
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>> The cult of sitting together and collectively mumbling magic numbers.
>> -- Gert Doering
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