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From: "Sally Smith" <>
Subject: Re: [ROOTS-L] Genealogy Programs - tribal pages is NOT agenealogyprogram
Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2009 19:30:53 -0700
I am not a beginner. I have used PAF for 15 years. I like the idea that the
upgrades and the program are free. I am sure that we all need to use the
program that works us. PAF is simple and very easy to use. It does what I
want. Any one who wants to look at it should also try the free companion
program that does so much more as far as special charts and books. I have
trouble just finding time to enter everything I find in libraries and on the
From: "Kathie Harrison" <>
Sent: Wednesday, September 30, 2009 5:36 PM
To: "Janice Feldman" <>
Cc: "roots web" <>
Subject: Re: [ROOTS-L] Genealogy Programs - tribal pages is NOT a
> I have not used PAF in years. I used FTM but have not upgraded in 5
> years. I have been using Legacy now for 5 years and I prefer it. PAF
> is simple for the beginner. You may want to use that to start with.
> On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 7:18 PM, Janice Feldman
> <> wrote:
>> I am sure you are correct. I have been copying the program with the
>> just in case. So, do you think PAF is the one to use.
>>> Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2009 13:43:35 -0500
>>> Subject: Re: [ROOTS-L] Genealogy Programs - tribal pages is NOT a
>>> genealogy program
>>> The problem with that is that tribal pages is NOT a true genealogy
>>> program. It is a website for you to create online for your family
>>> genealogy. PAF is a genealogy program. There is a big difference.
>>> Tribal pages could disappear and then so would your website. Genealogy
>>> programs and the data you enter into them remains on your computer.
>>> I suggest you re-read their info on what happens.
>>> On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 12:49 PM, Janice Feldman
>>> <> wrote:
>>> > One more free program suggested to me by a roots member
>>> > is tribalpages and I really like it. I looked at PAF and chose tribal
>>> > pages instead.
>>> > Very user friendly and they email me birthdays listed on the chart
>>> > each
>>> > month, easy to upload up to 50 photos, I have a few double relatives
>>> > and so
>>> > far don't see a problem, reports are easily used, space for bios, etc.
>>> > I
>>> > have 840 names so far. Anyway, I really like it. If I decide I want
>>> > more
>>> > photos it can be upgraded for a fee.
>>> Take care, ~Kathie Harrison
>>> Ancestral Whispers
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> Take care, ~Kathie Harrison
> Ancestral Whispers
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