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From: "Darrell A. Martin" <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] Possible Solutions to Issue of Assigning Roles
Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2012 18:04:37 -0600
On 1/26/2012 11:58 AM, Michael J. Hannah wrote:
> On 1/25/2012 Allen Mellen noted:
>> It seems to me that Option 2 could be modified to say that
>> on the Add Person screen, if you assign either of the first
>> two roles in a marriage group tag to the person being added,
>> then the other principal gets the other of the first two roles.
> I agree with your observation, Allen. This is a subtle difference and
> would probably qualify as option 4.<grin>
This is what I referred to as
the feature needing to be
> I am beginning to understand some of aspects of the behavior in TMG-7
> concerning the assignment of default roles which I did not realize.
> Maybe an option 5. might be simpler to describe as a check box to "make
> assigning the first two roles work the same as TMG-7, except that either
> of the first two roles _might_ now be Principal." If unchecked it
> behaves as TMG-7 does now, the first role is used as the default for
> both P1 and P2.
>> ... I'm suggesting limiting this to the marriage group.
> As some have mentioned, other tag types might benefit from this, like
> Census. I see no "down side" for it to be available as an _option_ for
> any tag type which might have two principals. I gather you would only
> turn that option on for tags in the Marriage group, others might want it
> for other tag types.
As I have said elsewhere, in my
opinion we will be on firmer
ground if we establish a base
behavior *first* (works for all
tag types, as the default) and
then go from there.
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