(Fwd) Re: [gensoft] Genealogical event database
- I sent this to the YahooGroups list, but it does not seem to have gone out --
or if it di, I did not receive a copy of it, so am resending it.
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From: Steve Hayes <hayesstw@...>
To: Paul Blair <pblair30@...>, email@example.com
Subject: Re: [gensoft] Genealogical event database
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Date sent: Tue, 11 Apr 2006 05:26:07 +0200
On 11 Apr 2006 at 8:29, Paul Blair wrote:
> Still can't post - have grumbled at Yahoo.
Good -- I've found that either some list postings are not being sent out, or
are not reasching me.
> A possible revision attached. Pretty self-explanatory.
I agree with putting the event type in a look-up list, which users should be
able to add to.
But the person's role in the event should remain in the PersonEvent link
table, because many persons could have different roles in the event.
it is not just a link table, but contaisn important data in its own right.
It's one of the reasons that I'm keen to get this stuff into a relational
database, because in my existing "flat file" database one would have to put
all that information in one field -- the person's name, their role in the
event, and so on.
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