[APG Public List] Genealogy Program Specifications
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DESloan at aol.com
Tue Nov 9 21:33:25 MST 2010
The latest specifications can be found here:
Marcia Sloan BGS
Grandkids Ancestors LLC
Specializing in East central IN, West central Ohio, Quaker Records, and
"The world is my country, and my religion is to do right" David Hoover
In a message dated 11/9/2010 11:27:37 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
laura at lauraprescott.com writes:
Good answer, Barbara! I was thinking along those same lines and wish Bob
Velke or Bob Anderson could weigh in on this one. There's a link with
similar projects, as well as the GENTECH Data Model at
Laura G. Prescott
On 11/9/10 4:22 PM, "Barbara Vines Little, CG, FVGS"
<bvlittle at earthlink.net> wrote:
> I believe that what you are looking for is the GenTech Data Model which
> was developed a few years ago by GenTech.
> Try this link http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/GenTech_Projects
> Barbara Vines Little, CG, FVGS
> PO Box 1273
> Orange, VA 22960
> bvlittle at earthlink.net
> CG, Certified Genealogist, is a service mark of the Board for
> Certification of Genealogists, used under license by board certified
> genealogists after periodic evaluation, and the board name is registered
> in the US Patent & Trademark Office.
> On 11/9/2010 3:34 PM, John wrote:
>> In the IT world the specs are written by professionals with no
>> conflict of interest, and then the programmers write to the specs, not
>> to their interests.
>> Today, we have what you say. Sadly.
>> Sent from my Droid X.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: "Elissa Scalise Powell, CG" <Elissa at PowellGenealogy.com>
>> To: apgpubliclist at apgen.org
>> Sent: Tue, 09 Nov 2010 15:27
>> Subject: Re: [APG Public List] Genealogy Program Specifications
>> I believe there is a fresh breeze ablowin' and from my understanding
>> you propose is what is happening. However it takes a long time to turn
>> train and many hands. RootsTech appears to be the meeting place of
>> those who
>> care to turn the tide and sit in the driver's seat of that train. And
>> some are even professional genealogists. <g>
>> Of course one can always lead the horse to water but can you make a
>> programmer drink of the waters?
>> Do we have enough metaphors? <g>
>> -- Elissa
>> Elissa Scalise Powell, CG
>> CG and Certified Genealogist are Service Marks of the Board for
>> Certification of Genealogists, used under license by board certificants
>> after periodic evaluations by the Board.
>> From: On Behalf Of John
>> Sent: Tuesday, November 09, 2010 3:13 PM
>> I just read about this on line. Although valuable, it isn't what I had
>> From what I see the vendors are dominant, pushing their products at
>> consumers. Good to know what is available, but what I am proposing is
>> the professional genealogists take the bull by the horns and tell,
>> the vendors what they need to be offering. With no sales pitch
>> Just technological feasibility.
>> In my experience, vendors love to hear feedback, and then just offer
>> they feel like anyway.
>> What I propose needs to be a body where professional genealogists are
>> in the
>> drivers seat. Not the vendors. We all see how that is working out. ;-)
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