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From: "D. Spencer Hines" <>
Subject: Re: Ruvigny
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 1999 12:39:59 -1000
Even when someone is thereby deprived of a Royal Descent? <g>
That has not been my experience.
D. Spencer Hines
Lux et Veritas et Libertas
Warriors --- "There is much tradition and mystique in the bequest of
personal weapons to a surviving comrade in arms. It has to do with a
continuation of values past individual mortality. People living in a
time made safe for them by others may find this difficult to
understand." _Hannibal_, Thomas Harris, Delacorte Press, , p. 397.
<> wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org...
| In article <email@example.com>,
| "D. Spencer Hines" <> wrote:
| > So, people back off and don't confirm data --- for fear that they
| > "offend" someone. I see it happen all the time.
| > There are flawed GEDCOMS and other genealogical data all over the
| > that remain uncorrected.
| > Why?
| > Because, folks are afraid that if they draw the errors to the
| > of the folks who have contributed the data, and/or put it up, into a
| > page, that they will cease cooperating and perhaps just pull the
| > People often stay quiet out of fear and greed.
| I can't speak for the professionals, but I'm on about a dozen name and
| regional genealogy lists, and, without exception that I've seen,
| discovery of an error is a cause for rejoicing.
| Fred L. Curry
| "If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead an rotton,
| either write thing worth reading or do things worth the writing."
| Benjamin Franklin
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| Before you buy.
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