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GRAMPS 2.0.10

February 27, 2006

GRAMPS 2.0.10 is available (Apparently the RC didn’t last long). GRAMPS is a GNOME genealogy program for Linux and FreeBSD that allows you to easily build and keep track of your family tree. Note: GRAMPS 2.0.10 is considered a “stable” release. This is the “Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch” release, and mainly consists of bug fixes with some additions. Among the additions, OpenDocument support and a Calendar plugin. It also includes GEDCOM export and import improvements.

You can download it here or sourceforge.net/projects/gramps.

What’s New – Version 2.0.10 — the “Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch” release
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GRAMPS 2.0.10-RC1

February 27, 2006

GRAMPS 2.0.10-RC1 is available. GRAMPS is a GNOME genealogy program for Linux and FreeBSD that allows you to easily build and keep track of your family tree. Note: GRAMPS 2.0.10-RC1 is a Release Candidate and probably should not be used as your active genealogy application. It’s considered an “unstable” release.

You can download it here – sourceforge.net.

No information on changes/fixes is available at this time. When they are available, we will add them.

GRAMPS: Progress in 2.2 Tree

February 5, 2006

The GRAMPS blog has been updated with news of work on GRAMPS 2.2. GRAMPS is an open-source genealogy software program for Linux (and *BSD, Mac OS X, and Windows one of these days). Work is being done on the database, as well as UI improvements. One thing that looks interesting: a modification of the TreeView that can draw a view with 40 thousand rows within a fraction of a second.

Some of the highlights:
Work was done on the database handling – transactions are being used : The use of transactions should ensure that any change to the database file either happens completely (will be atomic and durable) or not at all. It should protect us from corrupted data.

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