GEDCOM Standard + Two Errata Sheet (10 January ; 22 years ago ( )). Type of format, Genealogy data exchange. Standard · De facto. Website, GEDCOM (/ˈdʒɛdkɒm/ JED-kom) (an acronym standing for Genealogical Data. A tag tree of the the GEDCOM grammar is also available. Go to the GEDCOM tag usage version of the tree to see actual (mis)use of GEDCOM tags by. The following GEDCOM specifications are provided as a reference. GEDCOM is no longer maintained. Current resources are GEDCOM Download.

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Lost of information about the remaining name structure is evident. For example, descriptions of gfdcom meaning and expected contents of tags were not included.

Wed, 24 Gddcom By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The GEDCOM standard allows for the specification of multiple opinions or conflicting data, simply by specifying multiple records of the same type.

This is designed to assist software with a financial commitment to GEDCOM and prevent it getting left behind as further standards evolve.

GEDCOM 5.5.1 Standard

Tue, 20 Feb To this time we have: T Jenkins – open letter to GEDCOM-L – “The goal was to try and provide a standard to allow developers to provide a vehicle for their users to share genealogical conclusions and supporting evidence with others. We introduce tag Gexcom with the same intended effect as it has in the context with an individual record.

Finally, in the latest draft version 5. Fri, 1 May WikiProject Genealogy may be able to help recruit an expert.

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Linking multimedia keeps the size of the GEDCOM file under control, but then when transmitting the file, the multimedia objects must either be transmitted separately or archived together with the GEDCOM into one larger file. Add-on to describe the location exactly, e.


Genealogy articles needing expert attention Computer-related introductions in Computer file formats Genealogy and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Genealogy software. Name of a location in common linguistic usage, e. Allen” Brigham Young University – Date: The only way to reveal such inconsistencies is by rigorous validation of the content data.

Archived at the Wayback Machine. An example is the storage of East Asian names in their original Chinese, Japanese and Korean CJK characters, without which they could be ambiguous and of little use for genealogical or historical research.

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February Learn how and when to remove this template message. Views Page Discussion View source History. Although it is event based, it is still a model built on assumed reality rather than evidence.

In the GEDCOM lineage-linked data model, all data is structured to reflect the believed reality, gexcom is, actual or hypothesized nuclear families and individuals. This section does not cite any sources.

GenWiki-internal Main category Mail Admins. The Family History Information Standards Organisation was established in with the aim of developing international standards for family history and genealogical information. Data format depends on TYPE: Gercom flexibility has led to a great deal of ambiguity, and has produced the side effect that some genealogy programs which import GEDCOM do not import all of the data from a file.


While GEDCOM X and several other specifications have been suggested as replacements, the current version remains the industry standard 20 years on. Retrieved 1 November Large Charts fairly long: GEDCOM does not explicitly support data representation of many types of close interpersonal relationshipssuch as same-sex marriagesdomestic partnershipscohabitationpolyamorypolygamy or incest. Although it is theoretically possible to gedxom a GEDCOM file by hand, the gedfom was designed to be used with software and thus is not especially human-friendly.

Is there any similar identifier for churches?

Bill Harten – Organization: Here, for example, you can store the fact, that this location was founded by the Huguenots. Retrieved from ” http: Personal tools Log in. Mon, 11 May Conflicting data may also be the result of user errors.

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Here remains some work to define TYPE tags, e. This duplication makes it difficult for the user to maintain the information related to sources.

Support for embedding media directly was dropped in the draft 5. Embedding multimedia directly in the GEDCOM file makes transmission of data easier, in that all of the information including the multimedia data is in one file, but the resulting file can be enormous.