Yes that is exactly what I am talking about. What is an RFE though?
On Saturday 10 January 2004 11:18 pm, Alex Roitman wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 10, 2004 at 08:57:53PM -0700, Don Allingham wrote:
> > I'm not sure that I understand this. To which line are you referring?
> > On Sat, 2004-01-10 at 14:21, Tom Weichmann wrote:
> > > I have been using Gramps practically since the beginning. Recently I
> > > noticed that a GEDCOM that I imported a long time ago did not import
> > > its sources. I tested it out and Gramps does now import this file just
> > > fine. What I want to know is if it is possible to delete everyone in
> > > this line so that I can (re)import this GEDCOM and not produce a lot of
> > > duplicate people?
> I think I understand the problem, and I don't think there's a good
> solution available right now.
> You have database with lots of people. Then you import more data from
> GEDCOM. This incorporates the data into your database, so everything is
> bundled together.
> Then you edit your database, and you don't have a version you
> had before importing GEDCOM. Then you want to re-import GEDCOM because
> now gramps can handle more of GEDCOM fields, and handle them better.
> If you do that, you will end up with duplicate of every person that was
> in GEDCOM.
> The idea is to remove the set of people that came from GEDCOM and then
> re-import from GEDCOM. Typically, GEDCOM stores a single tree. It would
> be nice to be able to remove the whole tree (descendants and families of
> a given person). Tom, correct me if I'm wrong.
> The broader function would be to remove people matching the filter. One
> can make the filter that matches descendants, families, etc, test it a
> few times, and then go ahead and remove the whole crowd. There's an RFE
> requesting just that.
> I think this is a good candidate for post-1.0.0 addition.