The CSV import would have to be extended. It currently does not allow
you to import sources and citations, just simple notes. Importing
sources and citations is essential to me.
That can be done, but I don’t think that it’s really needed. That’s because
GrampsXML already supports sources and citations, and it’s not too difficult to
Another thing is that, when importing data from an on-line source, I really
think that event and person details should be include too. That can be done as
text, but IMO it will be better to include those as structured data, in
What I mean to say is that when you download a birth certificate, you can
create an XML thing like
<event date=... place= ...
<person role=child name=...>
<person role=father name=...>
<person role=mother name=...>
and modify Gramps in such a way that it accepts a structure like this,
where event and persons are sort of embedded in the source.
The above is not GrampsXML. It’s just my way to describe a concept
Can you tell which site you were originally thinking about?