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by kmatthia-p40
Thu Apr 10, 2008 10:04 pm
Forum: FamilySearch Wiki
Topic: Place naming conventions: ascending vs. descending order
Replies: 30
Views: 21576

Attempt at using latitude and longitude for page name

I converted Konitz, Westpreußen, Preußen, Germany page to a latitude / longitude page name to see how it would work. You can see that Konitz has a rich and disputed jurisdictional history. I think this method will better avoid offending people (e.g., what will you name the Formosa page). See: https:...
by kmatthia-p40
Thu Apr 10, 2008 10:04 pm
Forum: FamilySearch Wiki
Topic: Place naming conventions: Dealing with changes over time
Replies: -1
Views: 419

Attempt at using latitude and longitude for page name

I converted Konitz, Westpreußen, Preußen, Germany page to a latitude / longitude page name to see how it would work. You can see that Konitz has a rich and disputed jurisdictional history. I think this method will better avoid offending people (e.g., what will you name the Formosa page). See: https:...
by kmatthia-p40
Thu Apr 10, 2008 10:04 pm
Forum: FamilySearch Wiki
Topic: Places that change over time
Replies: 11
Views: 12267

Attempt at using latitude and longitude for page name

I converted Konitz, Westpreußen, Preußen, Germany page to a latitude / longitude page name to see how it would work. You can see that Konitz has a rich and disputed jurisdictional history. I think this method will better avoid offending people (e.g., what will you name the Formosa page). See: https:...
by kmatthia-p40
Thu Apr 10, 2008 4:18 pm
Forum: FamilySearch Wiki
Topic: Place naming conventions: Dealing with changes over time
Replies: -1
Views: 419

Beyond ascending & descending

I started a Westpreussen portal and am still struggling with this. I settled on ascending, but it doesn't solve the problem. Place names are ephemeral even in the United States. My mother was born in Sandy Hill, New York, but that doesn't exist any more--it is Hudson Falls now. In Westpreussen there...
by kmatthia-p40
Thu Apr 10, 2008 4:18 pm
Forum: FamilySearch Wiki
Topic: Places that change over time
Replies: 11
Views: 12267

Beyond ascending & descending

I started a Westpreussen portal and am still struggling with this. I settled on ascending, but it doesn't solve the problem. Place names are ephemeral even in the United States. My mother was born in Sandy Hill, New York, but that doesn't exist any more--it is Hudson Falls now. In Westpreussen there...
by kmatthia-p40
Thu Apr 10, 2008 4:18 pm
Forum: FamilySearch Wiki
Topic: Places that change over time
Replies: 11
Views: 12267

Beyond ascending & descending

I started a Westpreussen portal and am still struggling with this. I settled on ascending, but it doesn't solve the problem. Place names are ephemeral even in the United States. My mother was born in Sandy Hill, New York, but that doesn't exist any more--it is Hudson Falls now. In Westpreussen there...
by kmatthia-p40
Thu Apr 10, 2008 4:18 pm
Forum: FamilySearch Wiki
Topic: Place naming conventions: ascending vs. descending order
Replies: 30
Views: 21576

Beyond ascending & descending

I started a Westpreussen portal and am still struggling with this. I settled on ascending, but it doesn't solve the problem. Place names are ephemeral even in the United States. My mother was born in Sandy Hill, New York, but that doesn't exist any more--it is Hudson Falls now. In Westpreussen there...

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