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From: Walt Flory <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] Longevity
Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2002 01:13:16 -0500
I have had the TMG Demo installed on my computer for over a week now. At
your suggestion I have just finished going through it.
It was well worth the time.
At 08:50 PM 2/15/02 -0600, you wrote:
>Darrell has covered the FoxPro portion. I will add that the TMG data base
>structure was available for download from www.whollygenes.com but may have
>removed with all the revamping that is occurring.
>If you have not spent time at the Whollygenes site, you really should.
>a demo made with TMG 3.? that will give you an idea of what your Version 4.0d
>will be like. There is a lot of information about Family Tree SuperTools
>can get an idea from that what TMG5 will be like. There are also links to
>comparing some common genealogy software's features.
>Some might consider me a TMG fan. They couldn't be less right. There are
>about TMG I really don't like but I am loyal to TMG because I don't know
>better genealogy program. If you receive your copy of TMG tomorrow, it will be
>weeks before you know if it is right for you. Many people buy TMG but are not
>willing to learn TMG and never really become TMG users. Some find TMG very
>intuitive, some don't. Everyone finds TMG to be complex. If it were not
>it would not be as good as it is.
>There are features in TMG about which I know little or nothing. After two
>I am still learning but I learn what I need as I need it. Sometimes I find
>I can not do what I want to do but that is the exception. Most often there
>way, or several, but you may have to use the TMG-L knowledge base to get the
>Walt Flory wrote:
> > Richard
> > This is very reassuring.
> > Please elaborate a little on what you were saying about the data base
> > language, structure, et cetera. What language is TMG written in? Is the
> > structure of the data base public? Anything you can tell me along that line
> > will be appreciated.
> > Thanks,
> > Walt Flory
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