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From: "William T. Flight" <>
Subject: Re: [GENBOX] FGS Dates
Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2003 23:32:38 -0400
Hi Cheri and Paul,
I have this corrected now in 3.1. Inclusion of dates and places on the FGS
is now independent of the presence of template codes in the event sentences.
Thanks for pointing out the problem.
William T. Flight
----- Original Message -----
From: "Cheri Casper" <>
Sent: Monday, August 11, 2003 8:28 PM
Subject: [GENBOX] FGS Dates
> Paul - I think that there are going to be issues with GB populating the
> date field using the [D] variable from the sentences. I have, for
> someone who served during the CW. For a date I have "between 1863 and
> 1866." For the sentence I have a custom one that merely reads: [P]
> with the Union Army during the Civil War.
> Therefore any time that the date variable is omitted from the sentence, a
> date won't generate on the FGS. There are lots of Events for which you
> don't have, don't want, or don't need a date in any narrative but for
> you wish output in the FGS.
> Bill, I hope you are monitoring this discussion and have some solutions
> the date issue as it relates to the FGS and dependence on sentence
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