After over a month of pondering on this, it seems that we
can forget the issue. The person view has a sidebar
filter for matching a personal event. But one can also filter
people on the family event by using custom filters.
Let's keep things as they are, and just document it clearly.
On Thu, 2006-07-20 at 17:48 -0700, Alex Roitman wrote:
> As those of you who track SVN know, the current SVN version
> allows object-specific filtering. Unlike 2.0 branch in which
> filter only matched people, in 2.1 there are filters that
> match each object type: family, event, place, source, media
> object, repository, or person.
> Because of this, the semantics of the filtering has changed.
> This brings new questions. Imagine Simpson family with Homer
> and Marge. The family has the Marriage event. Now if one sets
> the filter in the Person View on the Marriage event, neither
> Homer nor Marge would be matched by it. However, in the
> Family List view their family will be matched by such filter.
> Should we or should we not match a person by the "Marriage event"
> filter if one of his families has such an event?
> Technically, it is now possible to have Marriage event assigned
> to both the Simpson family *and* Homer and Marge as individuals.
> Should this be done instead?
> I can definitely see arguments either way. The question is:
> what would the majority expect? E.g. see this bug report
> and its notes: http://bugs.gramps-project.org/view.php?id=3D230
Alexander Roitman http://www.gramps-project.org