[thelist] Genealogy database schema

Lonnie.Kraemer lwkraemer at directvinternet.com
Thu Jan 2 18:14:01 CST 2003

Hi Anthony,

> If you roll your own, your better off using the Geneology DB Scheme
> 5.5) that the Mormon Genealogy tables use. They've become the defacto
> standard for storing this info. Here's a place to start:
>          http://www.gendex.com/gedcom55/55gctoc.htm
> Here's a ton of GEDCOM links:
>          http://genealogy.about.com/cs/gedcom/
> There are off the self programs (
> http://www.genealogy.com/soft_ftm.html?priority=5090212 )that might be
> better use of your time. And there is a nifty web based one, GeneWeb:
>          http://cristal.inria.fr/~ddr/GeneWeb/en/index.html
> --
> Anthony Baratta

You're probably spot on. I'd anticipated that a 'roll your own' solution
would likely be too much. Thanks for the links!

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