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From: "Ken Nordtvedt" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] i1a project vastness.
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2008 17:26:09 -0700
References: <200801080022.m080LdSr008293@mail.rootsweb.com>


I certainly agree. I immediately download their spreadsheets as excel files
as SOP --- if I can get a spreadsheet in the first place.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Tim Janzen" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, January 07, 2008 5:21 PM
Subject: Re: [DNA] i1a project vastness.


> Dear Ken and Ned,
> I tried to download the data from the R1b project at
> http://www.familytreedna.com/public/r1b earlier today and I couldn't get
> it
> to download either. I think that there is something wrong with the FTDNA
> web site that is preventing us from seeing the results of large projects.
> I
> would prefer that FTDNA upload the results of large projects such as the
> R1b
> project and the I1a project to the web site as Excel files that we can
> readily download. This approach works very nicely on Ron Scott's web site
> at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~ncscotts/ where he allows
> large
> files to be readily downloaded as Excel files. FTDNA could continue to
> display the results they way they currently do in addition to making them
> available for download as Excel files. In the past I have found it
> cumbersome and time consuming to download the data from large projects
> such
> as the R1b project and to put the data into Excel files. Many of us use
> Excel to help us analyze our data and having the data for large projects
> readily accessible for use in Excel would be of significant benefit to the
> genetic genealogy community in my opinion.
> Sincerely,
> Tim Janzen
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [mailto:] On Behalf Of Ken Nordtvedt
> Sent: Monday, January 07, 2008 3:45 PM
> To: Ned Jimmerson;
> Subject: Re: [DNA] i1a project vastness.
>
> Ned, You are ahead of me in apparently knowing what the problem with the
> I1a project is? I can't get it to download period.
>
> It may be size, but it is hard for me to understand why software should be
> thrown for a loop just by size.
>
> You'd think at least FTDNA would send us an explanation of what is going
> on?
>
> Ken
>
>
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