The GEDCOM TestBook Project. FGS2000 Beau Sharbrough. The GEDCOM TestBook Project. A clearinghouse for the exchange of family history information between programs using GEDCOM. Where can you go to find out what information can be exchanged between your program and another?.
A clearinghouse for the exchange of family history information between programs using GEDCOM
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Maybe I’m Amazedthat any communication takes place at all
GEDCOM statements notrecognized
Named individuals became individuals with no names
Married individuals became married to "Unknown Person"
Marriage information added forunmarried person
Death information added where not present before
Event types were changed to a different but related type
Event type changed to miscellaneous
Second marriage event added for nearly all individuals
Lost certain common event types (baptism, birth, death)
Lost everything except the names and relationships
Pieces of a locality string lost
LDS temple names changed
Order of children changed
Lost source references
Lost source text (full transcription of test problem)
Lost note references
Lost marriage connection
Lost parent connection
lost dates and/or places of some or all events
Lost special events only
Administrative action date added to genealogical reportsTypes of problems encountered
Opportunities for improvement areHere, There, and Everywhere.