GENBOX-L Archives

Archiver > GENBOX > 2004-03 > 1078240473

From: "Paul J. Harris" <>
Subject: RE: [GENBOX] Gedcom
Date: Tue, 2 Mar 2004 10:14:33 -0500
In-Reply-To: <>


I'm just as interested as you are in Bill taking a look at this. Hopefully,
we'll hear something from him about it soon. Even though I have no immediate
desire to use a Gedcom export, I want to see it working as best it can. You
may be right, something may have broken with the version change, adding a
field to the citation database may have not been accommodated in some
far-off corner of the program, causing these problems.

I agree that basic data should survive intact. Obviously, the interpretation
out is different from the interpretation in. As you know, Bill has a pretty
good track record in this area.

I hope it is dealt with soon so you can accomplish your tasks.



-----Original Message-----
From: Kathy Lenerz [mailto:]
Sent: Tuesday, March 02, 2004 5:45 AM
Subject: Re: [GENBOX] Gedcom

Paul J. Harris wrote:
> certainly, if there are items that SHOULD have
> translated and didn't, then Bill will need to take a look at that.
> I don't have the answers and wasn't trying to give any.

I know when I took Genbox for a test drive last fall, I checked the
export-import routine, and the only issue I found was that only one
level of a multi-level source exported. What I saw yesterday was
something completely different. It appeared as though *something*
(what?) had changed in the meantime. I was hoping that someone could
check to see if they got the same results as me, or if it was just my
sanity that was at issue.

I wasn't trying to abuse the program or Bill or start a flame war.


==== GENBOX Mailing List ====
To join this list, send an email to with the
word "subscribe" as the subject line. Then email your messages to
and they will appear on this list.

Gain access to over two billion names including the new Immigration
Collection with an free trial. Click to learn more.

This thread: