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From: Allene Goforth <>
Subject: Re: [R-M222] M222 Chart
Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2011 17:25:22 -0700
Thanks, John. I will go back later and have another look. As I think you
mentioned before, Version 2 puts one of my MacAdam lines down by his
lonesome with two Dohertys and a Greierson between. Not sure what to
make of it.
On 4/30/2011 5:20 PM, wrote:
> In a message dated 4/30/2011 7:03:40 P.M. Central Daylight Time,
> Are those vertical lines and numbers for generations?
> The numbers you see are what Bill calls RCC - 1 RCC = 43.3 years. So 20
> RCC = 866 years or about 1079 AD. He does not use the present date as a
> reference point (2011 AD). I think he uses 1945, an average of when most
> testees were born. The RCC numbers were originally just on the horizontal
> scale at the bottom. I added them manually elsewhere to make it easier to
> read. The dotted vertical lines just follow the scale on the bottom. As Bill
> notes 20 RCC is about the time surnames were adopted in Ireland.
> The reason why I attempted to use a graphics file was it's easy to change
> colors in graphics programs and impossible to do so with a pdf file.
> Anyone who wishes can do the same. You can change the color of the lines or
> highlight surnames any way you want to. Most graphics program have a color
> replacer function which makes it easy (if tedious) to do.
> I had no luck with the more common jpg format. It degraded the text so
> much it was too muddy to read. tif and bmp files are lossless technology and
> did not lose as much resolution.
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