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, Paul Blair <pblair30@...> wrote:
> At 01:02 pm 8-03-2006, you wrote:
> >That question should generate a good set of choices.
> >AOL/AIM -- DDavis5310, Yahoo - - DickDavis60, MSN - - FDDavis53
> >What are the top five features that you'd like to see in an event database?
> There are 3 that spring to mind....and this is stating the bleeding
> obvious. Assuming that the two main stream of info are event and
> people, we need to be able to:
> 1. relate events to other events
> 2. relate people to other people
> 3. relate people to events, and events to people
> And, of course, dates/timelines have to be mixed in somehow.
> Then it gets harder...
RM: [3 years + 9 months later] - The meaning of those suggestions probably won't become clear until some real-life testing is done with the event-program that I've just got working or others like it. We'll need to come up with some specific requests or ideas that might:
* solve existing problems,
* point to other possible paths to follow,
* reduce time manually assembling any of the data.