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The listed features are accumulated from the forum where they have been acknowledged by a member of the Geni Team (date stamp). All qualified roadmap listings have therefore at least one date stamped reference to a forum thread. Ideally there would be only one thread in the forum
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The listed features are accumulated from the forum where they have been acknowledged by a member of the Geni Team (date stamp). All qualified roadmap listings have therefore at least one date stamped reference to a forum thread. Ideally there would be only one thread in the forum per feature.
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For requests/suggestions that have not yet received any positive response from Geni Team Member in the forum, please see [[Suggestions]].
  
 
It is our hope that Geni staff will assist maintaining and ensuring each feature request is correctly listed in any of the following phases
 
It is our hope that Geni staff will assist maintaining and ensuring each feature request is correctly listed in any of the following phases
  
#'''Under Development''' - ''For features currently being worked on by development staff and to be released in near future (<3 months)''
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#[[#Under_development|'''Under development''']] - ''For features currently being worked on by development staff and to be released in near future (<3 months)''
#'''Planned features'''  - ''For features accepted and waiting to be allocated to development staff.''
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#[[#Planned_features|'''Planned features''']] - ''For features accepted and waiting to be allocated to development staff.''
#'''Features being Investigated''' - ''Features currently being researched/reviewed by the Geni Team''
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#[[#Features_being_investigated|'''Features being investigated''']] - ''Features currently being researched/reviewed by the Geni Team''
#'''Postponed Features''' - ''Features considered low priority and placed on the backburner''
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#[[#Postponed_features|'''Postponed features''']] - ''Features considered low priority and placed on the backburner''
#'''Rejected feature requests''' - ''Requests/suggestions that will not be considered''
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#[[#Rejected_feature_requests|'''Rejected feature requests''']] - ''Requests/suggestions that will not be considered''
#'''New feature requests''' - ''Requests/suggestions that have not yet received any positive response from Geni Team Member''
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#[[#New_feature_requests|'''New feature requests''']] - ''Requests/suggestions that have not yet received any positive response from Geni Team Member''
  
 
Each section has a general subsection "Additional features/fixes" for minor bugfixes
 
Each section has a general subsection "Additional features/fixes" for minor bugfixes
  
  
= Under Development =
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= Under development =
 
''For features currently being worked on by development staff and to be released in near future (<3 months, forum tagged "stay tuned")''
 
''For features currently being worked on by development staff and to be released in near future (<3 months, forum tagged "stay tuned")''
  
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# (Nov 07) User to specify link or attachment in the GEDCOM export http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=457&page=3&replies=49
 
# (Nov 07) User to specify link or attachment in the GEDCOM export http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=457&page=3&replies=49
  
= Features being Investigated =
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= Features being investigated =
 
''Features currently being researched/reviewed by the Geni Team''
 
''Features currently being researched/reviewed by the Geni Team''
 
== Photo Tags ==  
 
== Photo Tags ==  
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# (Nov 07) Cycle Symbol, similar to branch symbol http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=2080&replies=6
 
# (Nov 07) Cycle Symbol, similar to branch symbol http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=2080&replies=6
  
= Postponed Features =
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= Postponed features =
 
''Features considered low priority and placed on the backburner''
 
''Features considered low priority and placed on the backburner''
  
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= Rejected feature requests =
 
= Rejected feature requests =
 
''Requests/suggestions that will not be considered''
 
''Requests/suggestions that will not be considered''
 
  
 
= New feature requests =
 
= New feature requests =
''Requests/suggestions that have not yet received any positive response from Geni Team Member''
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''Requests/suggestions that have not yet received any positive response from Geni Team Member (See also [[Suggestions]].)''
 
 
:::(See also [[Suggestions]].)
 
  
 
# (Aug 07) Sort photos chronologically http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1067
 
# (Aug 07) Sort photos chronologically http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1067

Revision as of 12:52, 19 December 2007

The listed features are accumulated from the forum where they have been acknowledged by a member of the Geni Team (date stamp). All qualified roadmap listings have therefore at least one date stamped reference to a forum thread. Ideally there would be only one thread in the forum per feature.

For requests/suggestions that have not yet received any positive response from Geni Team Member in the forum, please see Suggestions.

It is our hope that Geni staff will assist maintaining and ensuring each feature request is correctly listed in any of the following phases

  1. Under development - For features currently being worked on by development staff and to be released in near future (<3 months)
  2. Planned features - For features accepted and waiting to be allocated to development staff.
  3. Features being investigated - Features currently being researched/reviewed by the Geni Team
  4. Postponed features - Features considered low priority and placed on the backburner
  5. Rejected feature requests - Requests/suggestions that will not be considered
  6. New feature requests - Requests/suggestions that have not yet received any positive response from Geni Team Member

Each section has a general subsection "Additional features/fixes" for minor bugfixes


Under development

For features currently being worked on by development staff and to be released in near future (<3 months, forum tagged "stay tuned")

Tree Merging

Tree merging will enable existing trees to be merged.

GEDCOM import

GEDCOM import would allow users to import their existing family trees from other programs into Geni. Note that GEDCOM export is already implemented as an alpha feature.

This feature is dependent on the "Tree merging" feature.

Revision History

Keeping track of profiles revision history and allowing users to undo actions - This will allow members of the tree to check what changes have been made by any members of the tree and reverse to previous versions

Localization

Development is in progress.

Family Timeline/Events

This will show a timeline of family events.

Additional features/fixes

  1. (Jul 07) Who is online http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=968
  2. (Aug 07) Family's activity log http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1246
  3. (Aug 07) Wiki to be added to the standard Geni footer http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1298
  4. (Sep 07) Sourcing (data origin)http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1408
  5. (Oct 07) Flash Navigaion tab postion to left of screen (bug) http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1710
  6. (Nov 07) Cemetery field to be added http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=763
  7. (Nov 07) Adding 'circa' dates to marriages http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1686&replies=6
  8. (Nov 07) Changes to claimed profiles http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1397&replies=10#post-12184
  9. (Nov 07) Multiple Births http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=2109

Planned features

For features accepted and waiting to be allocated to development staff.

  1. (Nov 07) "Another radius (larger than the Family group) outside of which only public access will be permitted" http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=2026&replies=17#post-12162

Related: "My Tree" ability. http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=722&replies=37#post-7649

Additional features/fixes

  1. (Nov 07) User to specify link or attachment in the GEDCOM export http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=457&page=3&replies=49

Features being investigated

Features currently being researched/reviewed by the Geni Team

Photo Tags

User defined tags (free-tags) to group photos

Photo Import

Ability to 'import' photos from other online photo services (Flickr, Picasa)

Redesign help site

Creating links among various help/community properties for better integration - help (faq), blog, wiki, and forums.

Adoption

This will allow the illustration of adopted children with both their adoptive and biological parents.

Additional features/fixes

  1. (Aug 07) Geni in print http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1123&page=2 and http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1475
  2. (Aug 07) Simplify entering date (currently three separate boxes) and support of other date formats http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1243
  3. (Sep 07) Shared Photo Albums http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1429
  4. (Sep 07) Keyboard navigation in tree http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1416
  5. (Nov 07) Icon view and List view of lists http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1857
  6. (Nov 07) Soundex search http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1306
  7. (Nov 07) Advance searh functions http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=35
  8. (Nov 07) Photo rotation tool http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1847
  9. (Nov 07) Additional language fields http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=792
  10. (Nov 07) Abilty to Edit and delete message in Family Discussion http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1959
  11. (Nov 07) Resize box for "About me" in edit mode http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1931&replies=3
  12. (Jul 07) Stories/Anecdotes http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=990&replies=13#post-4757 w/ tags (Nov 07)http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1273&replies=9#post-10861
  13. (Nov 07) Chronological Tree Sort http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1882&replies=12
  14. (Nov 07) Include spouses on Geni Messages http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=2036&replies=4#post-12098
  15. (Nov 07) Cycle Symbol, similar to branch symbol http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=2080&replies=6

Postponed features

Features considered low priority and placed on the backburner

  1. Flash dropdown boxes listen for the first character only, not the first three characters as HTML. (Apr 07) http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=142

Rejected feature requests

Requests/suggestions that will not be considered

New feature requests

Requests/suggestions that have not yet received any positive response from Geni Team Member (See also Suggestions.)

  1. (Aug 07) Sort photos chronologically http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1067
  2. (Nov 07) Edit access unlocked for locked profiles birthdate, birth order and current location http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1819&replies=12
  3. (Nov 07) "My Family" Tree view http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=638&replies=9 & http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1106&replies=1#post-5461
  4. (Nov 07) Same "Showing" options on Map that list has http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1921&replies=6
  5. (Nov 07) Self-defined/Labelled Relationships http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1903&replies=4#post-10860
  6. (Nov 07) Separate Biography Section http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=355&replies=13#post-11496
  7. (Nov 07) Sort by location in list view http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1882&replies=12#post-10865
  8. (Nov 07) Define "My Family" Unilaterally http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1965&replies=8#post-12089
  9. (Nov 07) Option to Define "Step" Family Connection http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1965&replies=8#post-12078
  10. (Sep 07) Duplicate Entry Finding http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1609&replies=6 http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=2054&replies=2#post-12192
  11. (Nov 07) Public Display Name http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=2038&replies=4#post-12103
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