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From: Doris/Chuck Denton <>
Subject: Re: [GM-L] LDS search site
Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2000 18:20:23 -0800
If you don't like it, don't use it. Let's get on to other things.
On Wed, 15 Mar 2000 18:16:00 EST writes:
> Hi Ron,
> Your right in the things you said in your note. That is how a data
> search engine is supposed to work.
> The site advertised provided a "form" to fill out
> I filled in: The persons name, first and last
> His parents, both mother and father
> The State he was born in.
> The result fed back to me was everyplace or site on the net
> contained the last name of the first person.
> Not even the first name was searched as part of the requirement.
> In fact
> the first name was Russell and the search returned with people using
> for a last name! The only way I could find out if the family group
> I defined
> was there, was to search through literally hundreds on unrelated
> names until
> I gave up. It was a complete waste of time and effort. Try it and
> you will
> see what I mean.
> My response was because of the high published praise for the site.
> There is
> a lot of information out there at that place but: The search engine
> is lousy!
> Gordon Smith
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