31Re: GEDCOM standards
- Feb 14, 2006--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Steve Hayes" <hayesstw@...> wrote:
> On 9 Feb 2006 at 14:21, his_jadedness wrote:
> > I quite agree. GEDCOM is a product that has long since passed its
> > sell-by date and should be removed from public comsumption... but
> > until the average end-users start demanding a better data export I'm
> > afraid the commercial firms will stay with it (sigh).
> While I agree that soething better may need to be developed, I disagree
> strongly that GEDCOM should be "removed from public consumption".
> Many people have backed up their data as GEDCOM, using programs that
> longer available, and if newer programs can't import GEDCOM files,much of
> that data will be lost.OK, grin, how about I rephrase it "archive the present version for
> Steve Hayes
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historical use, and prepare a version that more closely follows
present-day trends" ?....mumble, mutter, grumble...
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