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by BlackRG
Fri Feb 16, 2007 9:24 pm
Forum: Family History
Topic: Genealogy Transcription
Replies: 17
Views: 8776

Genealogy Transcription

This isn't a new idea as I've seen it done before on a limited scale, but perhaps it is new for the Church. It's my understanding that the Church intends to put the bulk of its family history archives online. It's also my understanding that they intend to have most or all of it transcribed from imag...
by BlackRG
Fri Feb 16, 2007 9:04 pm
Forum: Ideas & Suggestions
Topic: Mission Contacts
Replies: 2
Views: 2156

Mission Contacts

It would be a wonderful thing if the Church developed something to allow members to find both missionaries they served with and also members they helped join the church or worked with during their missions. Personally, I think this could potentially be a big boon to reactivation as well. I see this ...
by BlackRG
Fri Feb 16, 2007 3:26 pm
Forum: Non-Interactive Webcasting
Topic: streaming versus two-way conferencing
Replies: 30
Views: 10909

The nice thing about many of these solutions is that they do not need to be on the same provider. You just need a spot that uploads the media and another spot to download the media. Sometimes that doesn't work as well as it might seem, particularly if the solution requires some sort of QoS. A good ...
by BlackRG
Fri Feb 16, 2007 1:18 pm
Forum: Maps
Topic: Ward Maps
Replies: 157
Views: 86430

Looks like I'll need to halt my efforts as well. I wasn't aware of the others who have been working on this. I've been working on one for our ward using Perl/MySQL/PHP. I export the data from MLS, use a Perl script to load the DB and check Lat/Long on everything, and then the users use the PHP inter...
by BlackRG
Mon Feb 12, 2007 2:26 pm
Forum: Non-Interactive Webcasting
Topic: streaming versus two-way conferencing
Replies: 30
Views: 10909

Has internet reliability been considered here? While in general, outages should be few and far between, they do happen, and with more regularity than other types of traditional media. Peering issues also crop up between networks to cause issues and I'm not sure it's a safe assumption that an entire ...

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