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From: Peter Jones <mlists@pmade.com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: [ANN] Org Invoice 1.0.0
Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2008 08:14:48 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <86r64eaglz.fsf@pmade.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: zf.upnzlj3djqq.fsf@zeitform.de

Ulf Stegemann <ulf-news@zeitform.de> writes:
> If you plan to expand your package I'd have suggestions for it:
> Currently, times are always given as hours and rates as hourly rates. 
> This is fine for a collection of smaller tasks. For projects it's much
> more common to use person days, -weeks or -months. So it would be nice
> if one could choose between these calculation schemes (or if the best
> scheme would be chosen automatically). NB that it's quite common that a
> person day is not hourly rate times eight, so different rates would be
> necessary, too. And while we are at it, a column that indicates the rate
> used would be fine.
> Another nice feature would be to have invoice items with a fixed price,
> i.e. where the price is not calculated based on work or clock time.
> Imagine e.g. hardware sold along with IT services or things like that.
> Those things are rather ideas than feature requests but nevertheless, I
> thought I'll let you know as I think org-invoice has quite a good
> potential, e.g. I can imagine that it's not only handy for actual
> invoices but also for project planning, cost estimates, bids and all
> other things where a cost component is involved.

Great ideas Ulf, thanks.  I've started a TODO file for org-invoice
(using Org of course).  I'll probably be adding new features to it after
the new year.

Peter Jones, http://pmade.com
pmade inc.  Louisville, CO US

      reply	other threads:[~2008-12-11 15:15 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-11-26 18:01 [ANN] Org Invoice 1.0.0 Peter Jones
2008-11-26 20:21 ` Oliver Charles
2008-12-06 19:36 ` Mark A. Hershberger
2008-12-06 21:34   ` Peter Jones
2008-12-06 21:54     ` Tim O'Callaghan
2008-12-07 20:23     ` Mark A. Hershberger
2008-12-07 22:25       ` Org and Ledger (was: Re: [ANN] Org Invoice 1.0.0) Carsten Dominik
2008-12-07 22:51         ` Russell Adams
2008-12-08 16:58         ` Org and Ledger Mark A. Hershberger
2008-12-11  0:49 ` [ANN] Org Invoice 1.0.0 Oliver Charles
2008-12-11  4:23   ` Peter Jones
2008-12-11 10:05     ` Oliver Charles
2008-12-11 11:38 ` Ulf Stegemann
2008-12-11 15:14   ` Peter Jones [this message]

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