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From: Michel Vuijlsteke <>
Subject: Re: [GENBOX] New Field Code Filter (P1%, P2%, P3% codes) (fixed)
Date: Sat, 26 Jun 2004 05:11:05 +0200
I think that if there's a birth event, Genbox shouldn't unilaterally
decide not to mention it.
Obviously it makes no sense in the vast majority of cases to just
have "X was born", but sometimes it does. Since I was in high school
I've bveen occasionally updating (more like taking a random stab at) a
genealogy of various pantheons.
I have a birth event for the goddess Athena, with no date or location,
but it does have a note ("from Zeus' forehead"). I'd expect the event
to generate to "Pallas Athena was born from Zeus' forehead", but it
just gives me "from Zeus' forehead".
This is actually something that could occur in "real" genealogy too,
when all you know about the birth event is in a note ("with a cleft
palate", "two months early", "via c-section", ...).
Another thing I have in my Gods genealogy, is that there's a
difference between "birth", "creation", "spontaneous gneeration", etc.
That I'll grant you won't happen in regula genealogy :)
On Sat, 26 Jun 2004 04:59:00 +0200, wim prange <> wrote:
> > This is actually a feature. Seeing the sentence "John Doe was
> > born." in a
> > narrative report looks like an error, as there isn't any data in it.
> > Currently, this is the only template that is suppressed for
> > lack of data.
> > I'm welcome to other ways this situation might be handled.
> > Best regards,
> > --Bill
> Hi Bill,
> I assumed it was happening with other events without [D+L] data as well, my
> mistake. I agree, "John Doe was born." looks rather stupid. Ofcourse, you
> could state in such a case that the birthdate and location is unknown but
> the mere fact that the information isn't there is obvious enough.
> Gr. Wim
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