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From: "John Davis" <>
Subject: Re: Restriction on \The Master Genealogist Depth Level(Was Re: [TMG] HELP!!!! Conversion error #6)
Date: Sun, 19 Mar 2006 14:56:29 -0800
Thanks for toughing it out, Alice, until the root of the problem was
discovered so it could be addressed in one way or another. An exercise in
patience and perseverance, for sure!!! I'm sure this will result in either
some additions to the documentation or an elimination of the problem. Good
----- Original Message -----
From: "Alice Campbell" <>
Sent: Sunday, March 19, 2006 2:26 PM
Subject: Re: Restriction on \The Master Genealogist Depth Level(Was Re:
[TMG] HELP!!!! Conversion error #6)
> Dennis, your complaint about TMG's suggested placement in \Program Files
> should be taken up with TMG. The problems you describe have nothing
> whatsoever to do with the problem that I had.
> > Keep in mind that the actual report writer module is an external
> program that is not written by WG... The version page of properties for
> rrwrun.exe lists >"Liveware Publishing Inc." and "R&R Report Writer is a
> registered trademark of Liveware Publishing Inc."
> > It could very easily be that the core of TMG has no problems
> with the directory structure, but this report writer module has the
> I said previously, Bob Velke has told me that R&R, the external software
> does not handle the reports written to files. It only handles the reports
> sent to the screen, and it appears to be doing a very good job. I think
> he made a very good choice with R&R. I have never had a problem with it.
> There is one module within TMG itself which reads the wx.cf file, and this
> is the module which cannot read a filename which is at a depth level of 8.
> I am merely advising TMG users that this restriction exists, and giving
> them all the information pertinent to it, so that no one else will spend 8
> months fighting the problem, or worse, give up on TMG in frustration.
> It's a simple problem once found, will most likely be fixed quickly, and
> it's no big thing as long as you know about it in advance. I didn't, so
> it became a major stumbling block. Complex programs nearly all contain
> bugs. Nobody know about them until someone is bit. I got bit. Now TMG
> knows about the bug. End of story. I just don't want that to happen to
> anyone else before it's fixed or noted in the installation procedure.
> ==== TMG Mailing List ====
> The Wholly Genes FAQ page
> <http://www.whollygenes.com/faq1/fom-serve/cache/1.html> has information
> not only about TMG and how to obtain it, but helpful hints on using it.
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