Hi Doug

Thank you for the heads-up.  I always am running on an Ubuntu derivative and using the same version of GRAMPS on all my devices, so I was not certain. 

If there is that danger, I guess I would encourage the idea of allowing effective Cloud sharing/use of GRAMPS DBs.  I certainly can understand if the idea gets turned down because it would require a DB rewrite.  Because if we were to recommend one of those, I'd recommend going to a Cloud capable multi-concurrent user DB altogether... a guy can wish.  ;) 

In closing, I'd like to say that I certainly appreciate all the hard work the GRAMPS team puts in on this toolset.

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On 11/26/2011 07:53 AM, Doug Blank wrote:
On Sat, Nov 26, 2011 at 8:47 AM, Mark F Rabideau
<genealogy@eirenicon.org> wrote:

it does not matter which OS you use (I don't believe).
Actually, it can matter what OS, and can actually matter what version
of the specific DB software. I would be very careful with this
strategy. You can use dropbox, etc, but I would use it to store your
latest Gramps XML backup, not your current, live data.

-Doug