I used a program called Dia (http://live.gnome.org/Dia). The symbols are from the UML library in this program. I exported the picture to the png format.
Van: Benny Malengier <email@example.com>
Cc: Prodoc81 <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
Onderwerp: Re: [Gramps-users] Using sources and repositories
Datum: Mon, 26 Oct 2009 10:48:54 +0100
2009/10/24 Sjoerd van Staveren <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Hello All,
> Sometime ago I made a graphical representation of the several possibilities
> to use repositories, sources, source references and notes. It is in Dutch
> but this short list will help to understand it.
> Gezin = Family
> Persoon = Individual or person
> Bibliotheek = Repository
> Adres = Address
> Naam = Name
> Gebeurtenis = Event
> Locatie = Location
> Bron = Source
> Bestand = File
> Referentie informatie = Source reference
> Opmerking = Remark or note
Can you share how you made the figure, perhaps the source and the
program? Perhaps somebody can translate the output to English like
> Sjoerd van Staveren
> -----Oorspronkelijke bericht-----
> Van: Benny Malengier <email@example.com>
> Aan: Prodoc81 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: email@example.com
> Onderwerp: Re: [Gramps-users] Using sources and repositories
> Datum: Thu, 22 Oct 2009 13:47:40 +0200
> 2009/10/22 Prodoc81 <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>> Again thank you for your reply.
>> Gerald Britton-2 wrote:
>>> Repositories are used to specify where a source is located. Picture a
>>> library building. Inside the library is a book. Inside the book is a
>>> page containing vital information on your family.
>>> The book is your source. The page number is the source reference.
>>> The library is the repository. The call number is the number you give
>>> the librarian to get the book for you.
>> At first I was getting a bit frustrated because you seemed to repeat me
>> yourself with the off the list massages again. After re-reading the lot I
>> now realize what was wrong in my perception. I was more thinking of a
>> in the lines of a physical location instead of the actual object. Now I
>> why you would want to have multiple repository references listed at the
>> Sorry for having to put in the extra effort of explaining it to me ;-)
>> To come back to the source dragging trick mentioned in my previous post
>> which you mentioned off the list. It turns out not to be as usefull as
>> expected. In case you didn't notice it yet: doing so will still create a
>> _copy_ of the source reference. Not, as I expected it to be, an actual
>> reference. Which, unfortunately, means that the copy at the second event
>> will not change if you alter the initial one at the first event. Make a
>> mistake in the first one and you'd have to manually change the copies as
>> well. It still saves you from having to fill in the non-shared source
>> again though.
> The source holds the information found in the source.
> The source reference is only for the information specific to the
> referenced person/family/.. you might want to add (eg page in the
> source you have found information about this person).
> So source references are unique to the source and the object they reference.
> You can however drag a source reference to the clipboard, and drag it
> to another person to add a source. Then the entire source reference
> will be _COPIED_ so as to make sure you don't need to retype things
> you want to repeat.
> If you transcribe a part of the source into GRAMPS, then use a note
> object, and attach it to the source. The best is to start the first
> line of the note with the relevant information about the part of the
> source, eg 'Page 45' or 'log data 1509-06-06, entry 2'
> You can share the note on a source reference.
> So, in all, GRAMPS is very flexible. Some people like this, some want
> a more strict program where the program forces you to work in some
> way. The tagline of GRAMPS however is 'allowing you to store all
> information you find', which is the reason for the flexibility.
> It takes some getting used to though, and you have to decide for
> yourself a good working method. Eg, some people will for a death
> certificate use a different source everytime, even though the
> certificates are clearly part of one larger source eg 'Death
> certificates St John Parish 1600-1608'.
> There is nothing wrong with this approach, which is typically used for
> a family with many members from a single parish/city, giving a nicer
> overview when you search per source then when you have one source
> object with many entries/notes. However, the practice typically comes
> of difficulty of finding a specific entry inside a large source, so
> the practice is mainly used to make up for having no system on how to
> add data to the source object.
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