MEETING Feb 13 2012
Attending: Andrew H. (moderator), Dear Myrt, Geir Thorud, GeneJ, Gordon Clarke, Marvin Parsons, Roger Moffat, Tamura Jones, Tony Proctor.
Special attendees: Marvin Parsons (Shedon Family assoc); Gordon Clarke
Most honored guest: Welcome, Myrt
Absent by notice: Robert Burkhead (between locations, somewhere in the southwest desert)
Tony – ISO requests representative as liaison on one or more of its projects. (Requirements probably mean this would be provided by FHISO.)
Gordon Clarke: GEDCOMX.org and GEDCOMX.net – please look at these open forums. Membership increasing.
Marvin Parsons-Welcome. Would like to convert his database to GEDCOM.
(1) ITEM: Sheldon family database (Marvin Parsons)
In dbase > foxbase > X?Xbase > Access, but not relational in Access)
RM uses SQL Lite
See also Sue Sheldon comments on the wiki.
(Susan Sheldon is the official contact on this)
Membership requests have reached 40 (30 individual/10 organisational)
55% US and Canada; 45% non-North America
Your Family History article – March issue.
Second article underway, “One community - one standard!”
ITEM: FHISO - GEDCOMX
GEDCOMX insights and GEDCOMX presentations at RT2012 (Robert Burkhead)
This item is postponed due to Robert's absence.
ITEM: Q & A
Tony: Article for APG; FHISO goals of Education and working with existing standards. SOG, working on them about FHISO.
Marvin: Will send information about the meeting to Susan Sheldon.
Meeting Adjourned at 12:10. Submitted by GeneJ. Corrections and Additions welcome.