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From: "Dale E. Reddick" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Y-STR testing rate slowing down?
Date: Sat, 14 Jan 2006 18:05:07 -0500
I believe I recognize that particular company.
I think you inadvertently elevated that company by describing them as an
"institution". Perhaps the term 'entity' would be more appropriate. An
entity doesn't necessarily have the connotations of an institution.
Glen Todd wrote:
>>I also wonder about the "confusion factor" -- all
>>those web-posted GEDCOMS with conflicting information,
>>many without sources, or even dates and locations, and
>>far too many with NO way to contact the person who put
>>them up or with outdated email addresses.
>What gets me is that one of the major so-called 'free' genealogical
>databases deems it appropriate to actually strip out references and research
>notes (and insert ads for themselves and bunches of irrelevant extras).
>Since a major part of my research in 'traditional' genealogy consists of
>tracing and documenting the references that they consider irrelevant, I no
>longer send updates or anything else to that particular institution.
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