Re: Family Search Family Tree
- Dear Tom,
Thank you for your insights.
After looking at the beta site for awhile I still prefer interfacing through AQ.
I am quite happy to wait for it all to happen.
I am sure Gaylon and his team will do an excellent job when the time to swap happens.
--- In AQ_NFS@yahoogroups.com, tomhuber.yah@... wrote:
> See interactive responses, below:
> On Wed, 13 Jun 2012 07:35:56 -0000, you wrote:
> >Nevertheless I can get in by:
> Likewise, via the above link.
> >and just signing in.
> >Or I can get there by going to the PDF that instructs you how to register and clicking on the link.
> > If I am already in nFS it automatically opens up in Family Tree. No log on needed.
> Different software and database. It does not reflect the changes made
> through the familysearch.org tab. The data flow between the beta site
> and the "live site" is one-way, toward the beta site.
> >I have been a beta tester in the past. Was recently emailed and asked to participate again. But I did not realise they were using live data. Otherwise I may have volunteered. So busy I need to make all my time count. So I don't always have time to do things that I will subsequently throw away - dead data.
> Likewise, I was a beta tester while on my mission in the Family and
> Church History Mission in Salt Lake, but not to worry, the changes
> made in the beta version do not go back to the "live" data under NFS.
> >I hope AQ had the information to Sync with Family Trees soon. I don't like doing things twice.
> I suspect Gaylon is working with his own site to get all the software
> into place to be ready when FamilySearch Family Tree goes "live". It
> is my understanding that NFS will simply go away at that point as the
> transition to the new data model will be complete.
> >Wonder how we are going to add sources through AQ?
> I couldn't get FamilySearch Family Tree to open up the sources for me
> to add any, even under the test scenario. I suspect this feature has
> yet to be implemented, but at least some of the features are there,
> like an entry point for declaring why I believe the data that I've
> either entered or edited to be correct. This new feature will go a
> long way to establish the "correct" data with proper documentation.
> That is a feature that would be nice to see in AQ, perhaps via the
> event notes.
> "Family History without documentation is mythology." -- I don't know
> who said it, but they are absolutely right on.