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From: "k.hume" <>
Subject: [CHASE-L] CHASE Database. IMPORTANT
Date: Sat, 22 Aug 1998 23:48:47 +0100 (BST)
Further to the recent discussion re sending/linking the Chase database with
Broderbund and/or Gendex, I would like your views on the concept of making
the Database available on-line or in some other way or to continue as we are
If it is agreed to make the data available in some form some points to
consider are :-
1) Should the database be available to anyone who visited the site and
freely "Downloadable". (The latest version of the Scripts which generate the
data on site can be set up to do this).
2)Send copies on application only mand reserve the right not to allow a copy
3)Restrict availability to those who have contributed to it.
4)Make copies,(gedcoms) of specific parts of the database available, on request.
I look forward to your views,
Dave White made a valid point when he stated that data such as that on the
Chase site is probably not Copyright-able but the format it is presented in
may be. I am very confident that the way the CHASE database is on site is
not repeated elsewhere on the Internet and therefore could be considered a
Something else for you all to consider,