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From: Robin Lamacraft <>
Subject: RE: [GENBOX] Ancestor Charts Problem (when no common ancestors)
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2005 23:00:59 +1030
Sure, I will find an example for you. It is a busy time here. I am about to
go out of town for a few days. The best small example that I know has been
archived off my machine and I don't have to time before I leave to check it
all out. I promise to do when I return (about Jan 26).
At 07:24 19/01/2005 -0500, Bill wrote:
>I'm not seeing a crossing line problem in a basic ancestor chart when the
>data has no common ancestors. If you have a small data set that demonstrates
>the problem, that would be helpful to track it down.
>William T. Flight
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Robin Lamacraft [mailto:]
> > Sent: Wednesday, January 19, 2005 2:29 AM
> > To:
> > Subject: RE: [GENBOX] Ancestor Charts Problem (fixed)
> > At 23:23 18/01/2005 -0500, Bill wrote:
> > >Hi all,
> > >
> > >I have a solution to the crosslinks problem on ancestor
> > charts in the next
> > >version.
> > >
> > >The problem occurs when multiple ancestors are the same
> > individual. Genbox
> > >currently attempts to show the dual relationship with extra
> > connecting
> > >lines.
> > Bill,
> > The problem of crossed lines that I was referring to has _no_ common
> > ancestor issue in it. It was just the way the box packing
> > algorithm worked.
> > It close packs boxes without recognizing the consequences and
> > leads to
> > crossing of lines when there is space on the same sized
> > canvas to place the
> > boxes without these lines crossing.
> > So are you saying that you have or have not resolved this
> > type of "crossing
> > line" problem in ancestor charts?
> > Robin
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