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I'm working on a web-based personal finance manager at It's written in Perl, using MySQL as a backend. I started it when I gave up my windows box, but like you found GnuCash and the alternatives to be terribly unstable. So I did the open source thing and started my own.

It is feature barren right now, but I would love, nay pray for some Foolish input as to desireable features.Even better, any Fools who speak Perl are welcome to join me in my quest. I am really new to the investing thing, so (like most open source software) it really only does what I need it to do, which is basically nill on the investment front.

And since this is an investing board, I feel compelled to point out that it was the timely registration of this project on that got me The Letter from VA Linux Systems, leading to a very un-Foolish IPO investment that nonetheless netted me something like 700% profit.

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