[gnome-db] Re: libgda vs. gnucash [was Re: GnuCash page on GO site]

On Sat, 2004-03-06 at 10:40 -0600, Linas Vepstas wrote:

> On Fri, Mar 05, 2004 at 04:33:30PM +0100, Rodrigo Moya was heard to remark:
> > who said libmergeant contained all that? Dude, I think you've got no
> > intention at all to share any technology with us. I am just trying to
> > come up with the best way to combine efforts, and all I get from you is
> > that your software is the best.
> This conversation started week ago, when I said "gnucash 
> cannot use gnomedb because it offers the wrong set 
> of database abstractions".  I have no intention of using 
> gnomedb in its current form, because it simply doesn't do 
> the things we need it to do.  It was then asked "why is 
> gnomedb inappropriate for gnucash" and I attempted to explain 
> why.
> If you listened, you would realize that our software is crap. 
> Its got many serious problems.  My flaming is in reaction to 
> the word "share", which, in this chain of letters, seems to 
> mean that I should rip out everything I have and replace 
> it by whatever it is you have, while you lean back and chalk up 
> another one.  
you didn't understand anything :-( I have just looked at the mails in
this thread, and can't find any mention from anyone saying this, so, why
do you get that impression?

> > I am losing time trying to ask you very precise questions about what
> > could be done in order to share technology, and didn't get any answer,
> > just flames back.
> Ahh, and my time is valueless?
did I say it is?

>  I have spent three hours a morning
> for a whole week working this email thread.  You didn't ask any 
> precise questions, and I responded with very long replies,
> virtually all of which were ignored.
> > Also, my "it's in mergeant/doc" answer was in asnwer to your question "I
> > couldn't find the libmergeant documentation".
> I still can't find the libmergeant documentation.  Its not there.
> I looked. Its just a user's guide.
> Not Found
>  The requested URL /docs/mergeant/doc/ was not found on this server.
it's not published, I said it was on the mergeant sources, in CVS HEAD.


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