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From: Alf Christophersen 02 45 41 97 <>
Subject: Letter from soc.roots on usenet netnews
Date: Sun, 18 Jun 89 00:28:32 EDT


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Path: ndsuvm1!cunyvm!nyser!njin!rutgers!att!cbnewsc!psfales
From: (Peter Fales)
Newsgroups: soc.roots
Subject: Re: PAF for the Macintosh
Message-ID: <>
Date: 16 Jun 89 03:17:46 GMT
Organization: AT&T Bell Laboratories
References: <> <> <
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Keywords: programs, Macintosh
Summary: GEDCOM

In article <>, (Byron W
eber Becker) writes:
> As the above implies, this information is derived from Emmett and hacking.
> I have found all the information Emmett sent me to be correct, but also
> want to make it clear that this is not a complete description of GEDCOM.
> If anyone can point me to a fuller definition of the format, I'd appreciate
> it.

The magazine "Genealogical Computing" has had continuing coverage
of the evolution of GEDCOM. A fairly complete description was published
in the Oct/Nov/Dec 1988 Issue.

The full spec is available from the LDS church for the modest price
of $5.00. Send your name and address to

Ancestral File Operations Unit
50 East North Temple Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84150

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