LONDON-L ArchivesArchiver > LONDON > 1999-09 > 0938442482
Subject: Re: Brother's Keeper
Date: Mon, 27 Sep 1999 08:28:02 -0600 (MDT)
And may I add to Warwick's comments?
There is a mailing list for BK5 where you can ask questions and request
changes to the program and receive answers from the author . He
continually upgrades the programme to fulfil users requests.
What more could one want and where else do you get that kind of service?
Madeline in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Perpetually in search of family tree:
AVIS - Suffolk ** ROSEBLADE - Glouc ** WEBB - London ** STAPLES-Ont
WELHAM - Kent/Suff ** WHITING - Woolwich ** PARROTT/SAVIN -Oxf
WHITE/QUINN/BYRNE - Ireland **BARKWELL -Surrey ** SMITH - Suffolk
Supporting the campaign for cheaper and easier access to older civil
On Mon, 27 Sep 1999, Warwick Empson wrote:
> To Jane,( and Patricia),
> As you note Brothers Keeper IS a good program, but it is NOT free. It is in
> the category of "shareware". That is, you 'try before you buy'. While the
> program as downloaded from John Steed's site is quite functional, there is
> quite a few functions not available until the program is paid for (and
> registered), whereby you receive a user name and password code.
> When you register the program, you will receive the latest version on a
> floppy together with a manual.
> I have tried quite a few programs over the years, but come back To BK. While
> it isn't perfect, neither are all the others. There is always something that
> you as an individual wants, but that the program will not do, but by and
> large BK is as good as any, ( in my opinion anyway). Another good point is
> that it is not expensive, certainly less than A$100.
> Hope that helps,