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From: "Lowe DNA" <>
Subject: RE: [DNA] Re: GENEALOGY-DNA-D Digest V04 #15
Date: Sat, 3 Jan 2004 18:49:01 -0600
Not if the database were "multiply keyed" by the three types of
A person tested could add one, or all three DNA tests, to this list keyed by
each separate database field or item.....and search on one or more of the
keys at one time.......
This way one list could contain all three DNA types with one list to
(1.) Haplogroup for NRY
(2.) Group U, X, H, V, T, K, J, etc for mtDNA with sub-keys for each of
(3.) DNAprint....I am at loss here except to key it by the oldest known
female ancestors name...?
From: William Hurst [mailto:]
Sent: Saturday, January 03, 2004 6:37 PM
Subject: Re: [DNA] Re: GENEALOGY-DNA-D Digest V04 #15
> However, I wonder if it might be useful to have different list for
> test. Another words direct the discussion and the questions to the
> test or DNA test list. That would at least give options to what list you
> prefer to be on and keep the issues separated. I am sure this requires
> maintenance but it might reduce the confusion.
Joyce, this came up several months ago and we, of course, discussed it to
death. All three tests involve DNA, so there is a lot of overlap in the
general principles. Many of us would subscribe to all three lists and would
no doubt get MORE mail than now. Some people would only subscribe to one
list and thus miss out on important information. And yes, the maintenance
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