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From: Peter Markham <>
Subject: Re: Fault in a link / General comment
Date: Fri, 7 Sep 2007 10:55:19 -0700
Thanks for this help.
I use a Mac, usually accessing Free BMD with Firefox. Usually that
works for images and for all the site offers. However on this
occasion it didn't. I then found that the link to the image worked
with Safari. Very strange!
Congratulations though on a first rate site!
On Sep 7, 2007, at 12:46 AM, Archer Barrie wrote:
> If you click on the Info button next to an entry the information is
> displayed in a new window (or in Firefox maybe a new tab). If you then
> go back to the search page and click on the Info button for a
> entry the information is displayed in the *same* window used to
> show the
> information for the previous entry. Internet Explorer, however,
> does not
> bring the window to the front so, although the information in it has
> changed, it appears as though nothing has happened. One might consider
> this to be a bug in IE.
> We have inserted code to force the window to the front but it would
> Because of this it can appear that sometimes the Info link is not
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Peter Markham [mailto:]
>> Sent: 06 September 2007 19:24
>> Subject: Fault in a link / General comment
>> Hello Free BMD,
>> Excellent, invaluable site! Congratulations!
>> Two quick points :
>> 1. Link to info and view on the following entry is not working -
>> Marriages Dec 1877 (>99%)
>> EDWARDS Horatio Marion Camberwell 1d1077
>> 2. I understand that transcriptions are of the name registered in
>> the index and not of the actual name should there be a difference.
>> Your transcribers do great work when readings can be very
>> However, information from other sources can inform the reading of an
>> indistinct name rather than contradict what might be clearly
>> registered. Might it be possible to offer this evidence for a more
>> informed reading of unclear entries?
>> Thanks for your work,
>> Peter Markham
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