[thelist] Genealogy database schema

Lonnie.Kraemer lwkraemer at directvinternet.com
Thu Jan 2 17:56:00 CST 2003

> > I'd appreciate any pointers as to how I might structure this in an
> > Access database and the queries needed to present it similarly to
what I
> > have. The data is constantly being expanded in all directions.
> Have you considered XML? Hierarchical (sp?) relationships like these
> might be better mapped to a XML schema. Not that I'm an expert on
> genealogy or XML :-)

I'm a klutz with simple relational databases. No doubt an XML solution
would be viable, but that's beyond my knowledge and ability.

Thanks nonetheless,

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