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  • Hi Someone has just downloaded ged-view.(tgz, zip) from my web site, and the templates dir is empty. My local and website dirs are likewise empty. This is my fault. I used Template Toolkit way back ...
    Ron SavageRon Savage
    Apr 6, 2016 at 11:03 pm
    Apr 7, 2016 at 5:48 am
  • Assuming that this list has the largest concentration of Perl programmers who are also genealogists, some of you might be interested in my recent release to CPAN of Genealogy::Ahnentafel ...
    Dave CrossDave Cross
    Feb 23, 2016 at 4:29 pm
    Feb 23, 2016 at 5:05 pm
  • Hi All I've re-written Genealogy::Gedcom::Date, and V 2.00 will be released next week. I'm about to start updating the docs. There are massive internal changes, and hence the V 2.00. Gone are these ...
    Ron SavageRon Savage
    Oct 14, 2015 at 2:44 am
    Nov 15, 2015 at 5:58 am
  • PGRpdj5IaS4gUGVybC1nZWRjb20hPC9kaXY+PGRpdj5JJ20gaGF2ZSBiZWVuIHJlc3VycmVjdGVk IGZ0cmVlIHByb2dyYW06PC9kaXY+PGRpdj6aPC9kaXY+PGRpdj48YSBocmVmPSJodHRwczovL21l ...
    Nikolay MishinNikolay Mishin
    Sep 19, 2015 at 8:42 pm
    Sep 19, 2015 at 8:42 pm
  • I am a Gedcom newbie (also an OO newbie) challenged to get a most basic program using Gedcom.pm to work. Having opened a gedcom file, I can access a Gedcom::Individual and can retrieve scalar ...
    Alan CohenAlan Cohen
    Apr 10, 2014 at 1:30 pm
    Apr 10, 2014 at 2:56 pm
  • Hi Back in February, Philip Durbin posted with the Subject: visualizing relationships with Neo4j Here's another tool I've just learned about - D3: http://d3js.org/ -- Ron Savage http://savage.net.au/ ...
    Ron SavageRon Savage
    May 31, 2013 at 7:18 am
    Jun 6, 2013 at 2:52 am
  • Has anyone been able to create a Family Tree chart with siblings using perl? I use Gramps as my main genealogy program but for much of my searches it would be helpful if I had a chart with siblings ...
    Rich GomesRich Gomes
    Apr 24, 2013 at 1:22 am
    Apr 24, 2013 at 3:56 am
  • Hello Has anyone worked with the FamilySearch API? I am reaching the point where finding family connections require ALOT of guess-work and I think perl would be perfect for it ...
    Rich GomesRich Gomes
    Apr 24, 2013 at 1:18 am
    Apr 24, 2013 at 1:18 am
  • When I create a new, empty Gedcom object, add an individual, and then write the new Gedcom to a file, the trailer is in the wrong place. The trailer is after the header, not at the end of the file ...
    Bill AndersonBill Anderson
    Feb 10, 2013 at 11:19 pm
    Feb 11, 2013 at 6:47 pm
  • This is pretty off-topic from Gedcom.pm but it's so interesting to me I thought I'd share... http://console.neo4j.org lets you visualize relationships and you can even set up your own visualization ...
    Philip DurbinPhilip Durbin
    Feb 9, 2013 at 2:19 am
    Feb 9, 2013 at 2:19 am
  • I'm revisiting a very old project which uses Gedcom.pm. I've completely forgotten how to get, in an elegant, perlish manner, *sorted by marriage date*, a list of an individual's spouses/marriages ...
    Mike HamiltonMike Hamilton
    Feb 8, 2013 at 4:13 pm
    Feb 8, 2013 at 4:13 pm
  • I am trying to build the latest version of Gedcom and am getting an error that I hope someone can help me understand. The error in \.cpanm\build.log is: dmake.exe: makefile: line 987: Error: -- A non ...
    Larry & Kathy BerkbiglerLarry & Kathy Berkbigler
    Jan 23, 2013 at 8:24 pm
    Jan 24, 2013 at 12:02 am
  • Do I remember correctly that someone on this list mentioned once that they maintain their GEDCOM file by hand? Is that crazy talk? Is it hard? Is it possible? Any tips? In this age of blogging like a ...
    Philip DurbinPhilip Durbin
    Jan 12, 2013 at 1:15 am
    Jan 16, 2013 at 1:03 pm
  • Hi All, Is it possible to create and individual and set the xref to a specific value? The use case for this is to maintain consistent references between various files and/or when the xref is used as ...
    Stephen WoodbridgeStephen Woodbridge
    Jan 11, 2013 at 6:14 pm
    Jan 12, 2013 at 12:36 am
  • Hi All, Does Gedcom.pm have a way to auto split long note lines into multiple CONT and CONC subordinate lines? Since the total length of a GEDCOM line, including leading white space, level number, ...
    Stephen WoodbridgeStephen Woodbridge
    Jan 3, 2013 at 4:42 am
    Jan 3, 2013 at 5:26 am
  • I just noticed http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GEDCOM#GEDCOM_X which led me to http://gedcomx.org and https://github.com/FamilySearch/gedcomx Forgive me if this has already been discussed on this list, ...
    Philip DurbinPhilip Durbin
    Dec 30, 2012 at 2:46 am
    Mar 20, 2013 at 9:26 pm
  • Really! As some of you appear to have noticed, I've been a little busy this year and haven't found much time work with Gedcom.pm. I apologise for that. In order to make amends to a degree I have ...
    Paul JohnsonPaul Johnson
    Dec 29, 2012 at 10:26 pm
    Jan 2, 2013 at 12:18 am
  • Hi all, I want to automate adding photos to my gedcom file. I created a trivial file in PAF 5.2.18.0 and added a photo and got the following file: 0 HEAD 1 SOUR PAF 2 NAME Personal Ancestral File 2 ...
    Stephen WoodbridgeStephen Woodbridge
    Dec 23, 2012 at 10:34 pm
    Dec 24, 2012 at 4:49 am
  • Hi The new GEDCOM parser This document is a collection of ideas which have been percolating in my mind for a long time. Comments welcome. Ideas Module name Genealogy::Gedcom::Parser. A place-holder, ...
    Ron SavageRon Savage
    Nov 5, 2012 at 7:09 am
    Nov 6, 2012 at 10:36 pm
  • Dear Gedcom-ers, I just star with Gedcom.pm and things are beginning to work! But I have problems with files in Unicode. When files are in utf8 + BOM -- it returns error in first line (the BOM) If I ...
    Jose Joao Dias de AlmeidaJose Joao Dias de Almeida
    Sep 5, 2012 at 12:07 pm
    Sep 8, 2012 at 1:48 am
  • Hi Folks Available soon on a CPAN near you. From the CHANGES file: - Initial release. This is an updated version of DateTime::Format::Gedcom V 1.00. This latter module is deprecated. Details in the ...
    Ron SavageRon Savage
    Sep 29, 2011 at 4:53 am
    Sep 29, 2011 at 4:53 am
  • Hi Ron Tell us more! What language(s) is it written in? What other libraries need to be installed? Is it OS-specific, or browser-specific? Does it run entirely within a browser, or does it have/need ...
    Ron SavageRon Savage
    Sep 28, 2011 at 10:57 pm
    Sep 29, 2011 at 1:26 am
  • Hi Folks Released to CPAN. Docs: http://savage.net.au/Perl-modules/html/DateTime/Format/Gedcom.html -- Ron Savage http://savage.net.au/ Ph: 0421 920 622
    Ron SavageRon Savage
    Sep 14, 2011 at 1:12 am
    Sep 20, 2011 at 10:35 pm
  • Hi Folks I'll soon release the code for DateTime::Format::Gedcom. But first, please peruse the docs and let me know if you have any (polite :-) suggestions... ...
    Ron SavageRon Savage
    Sep 8, 2011 at 3:31 am
    Sep 8, 2011 at 3:31 am
  • Hi Folks I've uploaded Genealogy::Gedcom V 0.80 to CPAN. My convention is that version numbers < 1.00 are development, and 1.00 and above are production. So, V 0.80 tells you the code is, ...
    Ron SavageRon Savage
    Aug 31, 2011 at 1:14 am
    Aug 31, 2011 at 1:14 am
  • Hi Folks o Gollum: - https://github.com/github/gollum - Cost? - Free to download - You run it locally and use Github to access other peoples' uploaded edits o TiddlySpace: - http://tiddlyspace.com/ - ...
    Ron SavageRon Savage
    Aug 16, 2011 at 5:56 am
    Aug 16, 2011 at 5:56 am
  • Hi Folks http://savage.net.au/Perl-modules/html/genealogy/uuid.html Let the replyfest begin! -- Ron Savage http://savage.net.au/ Ph: 0421 920 622
    Ron SavageRon Savage
    Aug 15, 2011 at 3:43 am
    Aug 17, 2011 at 7:31 am
  • Hi Folks I've formally requested creation of the new namespace Genealogy. Also, I started coding a new set of modules under Genealogy::Gedcom::*. A rationale, rather than a formal POD, can be read ...
    Ron SavageRon Savage
    Aug 12, 2011 at 6:28 am
    Aug 22, 2011 at 3:03 am
  • Hi Folks In ged_create.t line 114 the test data is '1 NOTE'. According to my reading of the Gedcom spec 'DRAFT Release 5.5.1', p 50 says 'GEDCOM_CONTENT_DESCRIPTION:= {Size=1:248}', meaning the ...
    Ron SavageRon Savage
    Aug 10, 2011 at 2:06 am
    Aug 10, 2011 at 2:06 am
  • Forgive me if this message seems spammy as that is not my intent. I have some internet domain names that I've held onto for years in the thought I would use them for some of my websites, and am ...
    Darren DuncanDarren Duncan
    Aug 7, 2011 at 4:01 am
    Aug 7, 2011 at 4:01 am
  • Hello, I'm writing this message to 3 database/research mailing lists that I'm on, although it is actually following up topics discussed during the last few days on perl-gedcom@perl.org. However, I've ...
    Darren DuncanDarren Duncan
    Aug 6, 2011 at 5:03 am
    Aug 6, 2011 at 5:03 am
  • Hi Folks This is the first time I've seen a GEDCOM XML 6.0 doc, although I suppose many people are familiar with it. http://bettergedcom.wikispaces.com/message/view/Data+Models/32554704 Should we ...
    Ron SavageRon Savage
    Aug 6, 2011 at 12:22 am
    Aug 7, 2011 at 12:09 am
  • Hi Folks I'd like to follow up Mike Hamilton's comments (on the 27th of July) about validation. So... If you have any suggestions at all about new, used, old, or fantasy checks (new) code could ...
    Ron SavageRon Savage
    Aug 5, 2011 at 12:13 pm
    Aug 7, 2011 at 4:29 am
  • Hi Folks I've been thinking about how to develop our software libraries, and I'm thinking of formally requesting Gedcom2 as the parent namespace. The aim is to support genealogical data first, with ...
    Ron SavageRon Savage
    Aug 4, 2011 at 5:51 am
    Aug 5, 2011 at 12:09 pm
  • Hi Folks In this doc http://wiki.webtrees.net/images/Ged551-5.pdf about 1/2 way down p 11 we see: level + delim + [optional_xref_ID] + tag + [optional_line_value] + terminator I assume this is a ...
    Ron SavageRon Savage
    Aug 3, 2011 at 4:48 am
    Aug 3, 2011 at 7:39 am
  • Hi Folks In the source code of Webtrees I found a set of complex tags such as FAMC:HUSB:FAMC:HUSB:GIVN (Paternal grandfather\'s given name). How much use do people make of these, or are they just for ...
    Ron SavageRon Savage
    Aug 3, 2011 at 4:24 am
    Aug 3, 2011 at 7:36 am
  • Hi Folks The subject is already long enough, but of course I really mean to include non-GEDCOM-based genealogical data too. My purpose here is fishing for ideas re all material related to the ...
    Ron SavageRon Savage
    Jul 26, 2011 at 7:00 am
    Jul 28, 2011 at 12:52 am
  • Hi Folks For instance, I can't see anywhere in the meagre on-line help about downloading the tree... -- Ron Savage http://savage.net.au/ Ph: 0421 920 622
    Ron SavageRon Savage
    Jul 19, 2011 at 8:56 am
    Jul 20, 2011 at 5:42 am
  • I am new the perl gedcom; but wrote a genealogy 'HyperCard Stack" in 1988 and later ported the data to MySql and a web GUI. So I have two things I want to do: 1) export my data into gedcom file(s), ...
    William schedingWilliam scheding
    Feb 16, 2011 at 10:47 pm
    Feb 16, 2011 at 10:47 pm
  • Hi Folks Just curious - has anybody drawn up, or even seen, a family tree of ancient Greek gods. This idea was triggered by seeing Jesus and God on http://www.geni.com/popular. I'm not religious ...
    Ron SavageRon Savage
    Jan 4, 2011 at 12:31 am
    Jan 4, 2011 at 9:29 pm
  • Hi Folks Long time no genealogy, and Happy New Year from Australia... Well, the subject says it all. TIA. -- Ron Savage http://savage.net.au/ Ph: 0421 920 622
    Ron SavageRon Savage
    Jan 2, 2011 at 11:27 pm
    Jan 4, 2011 at 1:17 am
  • FYI, the following message is a quick private exchange between Dave Patton and myself, where Dave had written me privately, apparently in response to a post I made to this list in February of 2007 ...
    Darren DuncanDarren Duncan
    May 29, 2010 at 4:13 am
    May 29, 2010 at 5:23 pm
  • Hi Folks I urge you to take the time to fill in the Perl survey. Announcement: http://blogs.perl.org/users/holy_zarquons_singing_fish/2010/05/the-perl-survey-2010-is-ready-for-you-to-complete.html -- ...
    Ron SavageRon Savage
    May 21, 2010 at 12:23 am
    May 21, 2010 at 12:23 am
  • Hoping I can get this question answered here. I have been trying to use perl to parse gedcom files and have not had much luck. My main goal is to get it to show me a list of people and then the ...
    RichgomesRichgomes
    Apr 26, 2010 at 8:41 pm
    Apr 28, 2010 at 12:22 pm
  • I just downloaded Gedcom-1.16.tar.gz, but before I spend any time on it, am I barking up the wrong tree? I have a GED file with most of my father's family. I also have several tab separated files ...
    Bob McConnellBob McConnell
    Feb 25, 2010 at 1:47 am
    Feb 26, 2010 at 10:53 pm
  • Hi Folks Eugene van der Pijll - author of Getcom::Date - kindly made me co-maintainer of the module. I've uploaded V 0.05 to CPAN. Changes: 0.05 11 FEB 2010 - Change %y to %Y. RT#52372. Thanx to Rob ...
    Ron SavageRon Savage
    Feb 15, 2010 at 3:21 am
    Feb 15, 2010 at 3:21 am
  • Hi Folks I'm having the same problem Rob had: https://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=52372 so I've emailed the author asking if he'd like me to become co-maintainer of the module. We'll see. ...
    Ron SavageRon Savage
    Feb 11, 2010 at 5:56 am
    Feb 11, 2010 at 5:56 am
  • hello, perl-gedcom! I'm trying to design a WWW social networking site and would like to be able to model relationships between people, including genealogical relationships. STFW, I came across ...
    David ChristensenDavid Christensen
    Oct 24, 2009 at 11:30 pm
    Oct 26, 2009 at 10:06 am
  • Just as thought I was getting the hang of the add(), get_value(), and the other get_ functions. I ran into trouble with $i- getvalue("fams"); Below is my test GEDCOM file. I was experimenting with ...
    John WashburnJohn Washburn
    Apr 13, 2009 at 5:33 am
    Apr 13, 2009 at 6:49 am
  • Would the following additions to the Gedcom::Family package be prudent? To the function add_wife() $wife = $self- {gedcom}- get_individual($wife) unless UNIVERSAL::isa($wife, "Gedcom::Individual"); # ...
    John WashburnJohn Washburn
    Apr 13, 2009 at 3:35 am
    Apr 13, 2009 at 3:35 am
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