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From: Steven C Howes <SCH%>
Subject: Re: The maintaining of a real genealogical database, on-line/accessable
Date: Mon, 21 Aug 89 11:18:33 MDT
In-Reply-To: Message of Mon, 21 Aug 89 10:25:53 CDT from <NU021172@VM1.NoDak.EDU>
>Since the Latter Day Saints have maintained their own database for their own
>purposes, I wonder if there exists some church sponsored college whose
>computing capacity might allow for the creation of a suitably cross referenced
>database that we netlanders could develope and contribute to? I envision a
>d/b akin to the SIMTEL20 or Clarkson University archives. A 'genealogical
>server' could enforce the standards of the Privacy Act while answering
>requests for data, and it would be able to assimilate GEDCOM data.
Interesting application. I'll forward this to those in a position
to do something about it...
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