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From: John Barranco <>
Subject: Re: [GENBOX] Genbox and the future
Date: Sun, 20 Jun 2010 08:50:47 -0700 (PDT)


Seven

-john

On Sun Jun 20th, 2010 8:36 AM CDT Joseph Simunac wrote:

>Whatever number we're actually up to - add one!
>
>-Joe
>
>> Six !!
>
>> On 20 June 2010 06:11, Hubert Klöser <> wrote:
>
>>> Five!
>>>
>>> Hubert
>>>
>>> > -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
>>> > Von: [mailto:genbox-
>>> > ] Im Auftrag von Shelley French
>>> > Gesendet: Sonntag, 20. Juni 2010 06:36
>>> > An:
>>> > Betreff: Re: [GENBOX] Genbox and the future
>>> >
>>> > Four!
>>> >
>>> > > From:
>>> > > To:
>>> > > Date: Sat, 19 Jun 2010 17:18:39 -0700
>>> > > CC:
>>> > > Subject: Re: [GENBOX] Genbox and the future
>>> > >
>>> > > Three!
>>> > >
>>> > > Marc Irish
>>> > >
>>> > > Sent from my iPad
>>> > >
>>> > > On Jun 19, 2010, at 4:58 PM, "Cheri Casper" <>
>>> > wrote:
>>> > >
>>> > > > Make that two buyers, Bill.
>>> > > >
>>> > > > CheriC
>>> > > >
>>> > > > -----Original Message-----
>>> > > > From:
>>> > > > [mailto:] On Behalf Of Denise L.
>>> > > > Moss-Fritch
>>> > > > Sent: Saturday, June 19, 2010 12:31 PM
>>> > > > To:
>>> > > > Subject: [GENBOX] Genbox and the future
>>> > > >
>>> > > > Paul and Cheri,
>>> > > >
>>> > > > I too have reviewed other Windows based genealogy software. I
>>> > > > currently have five genealogy applications, in addition to Genbox,
>>> > > > on this desktop. After working in Silicon Valley's software industry
>>> > > > for 27 years I have an interest in the workings of and process flow
>>> of
>>> > applications.
>>> > > >
>>> > > > With large software applications involving multiple teams of
>>> > > > developers, each team is so focused upon their particular module
>>> > > > that they rarely understand the overall flow and operation of the
>>> > > > large application. As someone who wrote the customer documentation
>>> > > > for such large applications, meaning I had to understand the process
>>> > > > flow of a customer's work environment and in what situations they
>>> > > > would be using the company's software, I typically had a better
>>> > > > understanding of the 'whole product' than the individuals developers.
>>> > > >
>>> > > > I recently added a death event to each of those six genealogy
>>> > > > applications I have. I found the ease to complexity of adding that
>>> > > > death event to each of the different genealogy applications to be
>>> > > > illuminating. And yes, Genbox was the easiest to add the event,
>>> > > > involvement of multiple individuals, sourcing, and customizing of
>>> each
>>> > individual's sentence structure.
>>> > > >
>>> > > > For me, I look at the following in a genealogy software:
>>> > > > * Gender (when identifying individuals and in relationships)
>>> > > > * Recording multiple individuals involved in an event
>>> > > > * Adding an individual source, and multiple citations (with
>>> > > > specifics) from that source
>>> > > > * Assigning sources to parts of an event (date or location)
>>> > > > * Adding and assigning a location (all levels from a facility's
>>> > > > name, address, and political jurisdiction)
>>> > > > * Viewing and changing a generic sentence for an individual's event
>>> > > >
>>> > > > Perhaps as I have more time now that I am finally 'retired', I can
>>> > > > dig into, understand, and begin using the Researchers,
>>> > > > Correspondence Log, Projects, and Research Targets modules of Genbox.
>>> > > >
>>> > > > And as you, I am definitely anxiously awaiting Bill's release of
>>> Genbox 4.
>>> > > > Bill you have one buyer for Genbox 4 here.
>>> > > >
>>> > > > Best,
>>> > > >
>>> > > > Denise
>>> > > >
>>> > > >
>>> > > >
>>> > > >
>>> > > > -----Original Message-----
>>> > > > From:
>>> > > > [mailto:] On Behalf Of Paul J. Harris
>>> > > > Sent: Saturday, June 19, 2010 8:14 AM
>>> > > > To:
>>> > > > Subject: Re: [GENBOX] Dick Eastman's Review of Genealogy Programs
>>> > > > for Windows
>>> > > >
>>> > > > Cheri,
>>> > > >
>>> > > > I have also taken a look at several of the other offerings. Even
>>> > > > newer programs with slick interfaces do not even begin to approach
>>> > > > Genbox's source citation abilities, nor the handling of places. I'm
>>> > > > still happy with antique Genbox, and like Denise, am hopeful for its
>>> > > > future. Just wish we could see more signs supporting that hope. <g>
>>> > > >
>>> > > > Paul
>>> > > >
>>> > > >
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