On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 11:24 AM, Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> wrote:
On 02/13/2013 09:27 AM, Jesse Meyer wrote:
> For example, say "South Carolina" is a part of the United States from 1777
> to 1861, then
> it would be a part of the Confederate States of America from 1861 to 1865,
> then it would
> return to being part of the United States from 1865 to the present day.
> Then if I added Charleston as a location that's part of South Carolina, the
> rest of the
> information would be filled in automatically.  So if John Smith was born in
> Charleston in 1
> 835, and had a daughter in the same city in 1863, the country would change
> automatically
> when the location of "Charleston" was selected for both births.
> Thoughts?

The rule base for such a scheme would be... large.  And complicated.

 
The user could add the hierarchy and dates as needed.
 
I doubt the majority of gramp users would care to go into so much
detail, but some researchers might.