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Re: POS with local storage on disconnected networksby
This can be achieved using proper hardware: proper modem (anything with cellular fall-over), UPS/battery backup. I can tell you that's what the big boys in the U.S. use―Wyndham Hotel & Resorts, Walmart, Cintas, Food Lion, etc―because I've worked with them.
Tax time must get pretty interesting for you: having to ask all your customers for their receipts back, and all.
You're not doing that, of course, and you're not understanding what I'm proposing, sir. I'm not proposing you turn in the "pro forma" invoice. The invoice you turn in to the tax man would be identical to the one you issued to the customer, except that it would list the "no-gap".
For the third time, you do not want to expose sequential pkeys/fkeys. Unless your comfortable with your competitors knowing your business...
On Friday, June 17, 2016, Car Wash Sales <email@example.com> wrote:
This is what I am looking for in Odoo POS as some stores have intermittent internet.
Wonder if they are using same technical concepts.ALWAYS ON MODE
Continue processing payments and orders to keep businesses up and running even when the Internet or power is out.
Sell in-store on Mac or PC
Vend is the web-based point of sale system that makes it simple to sell to your customers, and keep them coming back to your store. It works on Mac or PC, online and offline
Cloud-based All data is synced in the cloud and is accessible from anywhere, on iPad, Mac or PC. Works offline POS keeps working even if the internet connection fails. Keep making sales until connectivity is restored.On Fri, Jun 17, 2016 at 6:11 AM, Carlos Paz <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:Good Luck!!So for serious business, you will not consider Odoo Pos Offline.Then again, ODOO POS offline features, works fine for small, remote, low transaction Shops.You cant rely hundreds of offline order sales to the web storage in the browser, wich has a 5MB size by design, because it is not persistent, if your browser crashes, or you cannot syn in time... YOU LOST all that information. Then what are going to do?? Invent all the information??
As pointed by Mr. Blanco, wherever you are, your records must match with the document you provided the customer... or you will go to Jail for TAX evasion and dishonest tax reporting.On Fri, Jun 17, 2016 at 1:37 AM, Cody Kitterman <email@example.com> wrote:
Mr. Caudal:Thank you, sir!Mr. Blanco:"This is mostly not acceptable by tax entity. "I suppose it depends on which tax entity you're referring to. I know for a fact that it's legal in the United States, and I'm not a tax attorney, but it seems to meet the VAT req's for the UK."The voucher issued to the customer, call it invoice, receipt, etc should match exactly with your sale records."Don't take this the wrong way, but in many cases it actually shouldn't. Again, exposing sequential primary keys/fkeys is generally a terrible idea. I've included good sources and so see below:In fact, if one of you jokers want to poney up to the table and lay down some money, I can demonstrate it with a .ASP web application: Every customer, including their address. 100% legal... 100% open source... It's that serious...Still, there are the security risks associated with "fuzzing" —which is less than legal....If you want a real world example, you can Google "weev" and read about how he compromised 100,000 AT&T customers:(Courts overturned the conviction , btw)"(Number, date (time sometimes) type of document)."That would come from the "proforma invoice".RESPECTFULLY,Cody K.
On Thursday, June 16, 2016, Eric Caudal <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
I think Cody proposal matches the requirements as far as I can understand: 2 independent sequence numbers (one for the ticket and one for the invoice).
* Ticket displays the random number
* Invoice display random+standard no gap invoice number
You have full traceability in both direction
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On 06/17/2016 10:12 AM, Daniel Blanco wrote:
This is mostly not acceptable by tax entity. The voucher issued to the customer, call it invoice, receipt, etc should match exactly with your sale records. (Number, date (time sometimes) type of document). In Some countries are subject to cross controls.
"I do not know if you are following the thread in same way I am doing it."
Let me try again:
"How will you respect the No Gap Sequence of Invoices Being Off Line?"
I wont. I'll generate a "proforma invoice" in the "field", which would list a random number (I would have to give more thought to the seed); hand it to the customer, shake their hand, and go about my business.
Then, wherever/whenever the connection is restored, I have Odoo "push thousands of invoices thorught syncronization processes", storing the random number alongside the "No Gap Sequence".
Now, you're talking about a supermarket, but the concept is identical.
"- What about Customers?"
I use the random number.
"- What about accounting?"
They use the "No Gap Sequence", because that's what the tax man wants.
On Thu, Jun 16, 2016 at 5:52 PM, Ronald Wopereis <email@example.com> wrote:
this helps !a great deal of supermarket clients in biological stores say no when asked if they want a ticket.as a matter of fact, we're looking for a module that enables a button in the POS screen asking if customer wants a printed ticket (with the EPSON printer *not* printing by default, but only when the button is pressed).do you know of such a module for v8.0?thx, Ron
On Thu, Jun 16, 2016 at 4:38 PM, Carlos Paz <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Well, normally the company must print the invoice in the moment that occurs the transaction (probably most of business have to do this anywhere, europe, usa, latin america, etc), so, by design ODOO POS, cannot generate the Invoice Offline, therefore, the offline feature is mostly useless, you have to be all the time online to sell goods.
Do not Confuse "invoice" with "ticket" in EEUU the ticket is given (and it can be doe properly off-line) and the invoice is asynchornous (frequently sent by email afterwards).
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