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===High Priority===
 
===High Priority===
1. INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION!  
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1. INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION! <br>
 
''Even as an American based site this should be a high priority as most Americans originated from elsewhere in the world. So let us see the translations done by users USED and let's see Geni becoming truly international.''
 
''Even as an American based site this should be a high priority as most Americans originated from elsewhere in the world. So let us see the translations done by users USED and let's see Geni becoming truly international.''
  
 
2. Birth order & Simplified Data input
 
2. Birth order & Simplified Data input
  
3. Adoption.  
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3. Adoption. <br>
 
''Someone who is adopted will consider their adopted parents with as much love and therefore as much an important part of their family as their birth parents and the same goes for parents with adopted children''.
 
''Someone who is adopted will consider their adopted parents with as much love and therefore as much an important part of their family as their birth parents and the same goes for parents with adopted children''.
  
4.Sources.  
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4.Sources. <br>
 
''If this is to be a genealogical site which I figure it is trying to be, then there needs to be the abilty to state sources as each piece of information is entered''.
 
''If this is to be a genealogical site which I figure it is trying to be, then there needs to be the abilty to state sources as each piece of information is entered''.
  
5. Documents.  
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5. Documents.<br>
 
''This is closely linked with no 3. We need to be able share documents as well as photographs but these need to be easliy read on site''.
 
''This is closely linked with no 3. We need to be able share documents as well as photographs but these need to be easliy read on site''.
  
6.Merging  
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6.Merging<br>
 
''needs to be vastly improved  
 
''needs to be vastly improved  
 
with some kind of way round people who aren't regular or keen users of GENI and end up blocking merges and sometimes aren't even aware. (sometimes they are aware and are being obstroperous)Perhaps some Automatic Merging feature or a hot match feature would help AND Collaboration groups or 'Tree Masters'''.[Similar Profile added for Pro users, April 2009]
 
with some kind of way round people who aren't regular or keen users of GENI and end up blocking merges and sometimes aren't even aware. (sometimes they are aware and are being obstroperous)Perhaps some Automatic Merging feature or a hot match feature would help AND Collaboration groups or 'Tree Masters'''.[Similar Profile added for Pro users, April 2009]
  
7. Case sensitivity  
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7. Case sensitivity <br>
 
''is partly associated with no.5 because many merge conflicts occur if a name is in a mixed case on one profile and capitals in another. Case sensitivity also causes lists, indexes and search results to be split.''
 
''is partly associated with no.5 because many merge conflicts occur if a name is in a mixed case on one profile and capitals in another. Case sensitivity also causes lists, indexes and search results to be split.''
  
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8 <strike>[[Tree Merging]]</strike> & <strike>[[GEDCOM|GEDCOM Import]]</strike> [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=367&replies=140] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=525&replies=62] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1957&replies=2] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=722&replies=33]
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*8 <strike>[[Tree Merging]]</strike> & <strike>[[GEDCOM|GEDCOM Import]]</strike> [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=367&replies=140] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=525&replies=62] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1957&replies=2] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=722&replies=33]
* <strike>Shared Photo Albums</strike> --> now possible with events. (This is a start. But true Album sharing - and its reduction of resource usage by combining albums rather than having '500' of each - is still in the future.
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*9 Shared Photo Albums --> now possible with events. (This is a start. But true Album sharing - and its reduction of resource usage by combining albums rather than having '500' of each - is still in the future.
* <strike>Family Forum instead of Tree Discussion</strike> [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1821&#38;replies=11]
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*10 <strike>Family Forum instead of Tree Discussion</strike> [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1821&#38;replies=11]
* Advanced Printing Options [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1198&#38;replies=2] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1787&replies=1]
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*11 Advanced Printing Options [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1198&#38;replies=2] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1787&replies=1]
* Inherit values from parent/child nodes (Country, City)
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*12 Inherit values from parent/child nodes (Country, City)
* Location of birth & death in Adding interface
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*13 Location of birth & death in Adding interface
* Improving of Flash Add & Edit interface to support typing of "Swe..." and reaching the option for "Sweden"
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*14 Improving of Flash Add & Edit interface to support typing of "Swe..." and reaching the option for "Sweden"
* [[Revision History]]
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*15 [[Revision History]]
  
 
===Medium Priority===
 
===Medium Priority===
*Date ranges for all date fields. If the new search engine is going to support before, after, between,etc then we should be able to input data this way as well.
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*16) Date ranges for all date fields. If the new search engine is going to support before, after, between,etc then we should be able to input data this way as well.
  
*Medical history field.
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*17) Medical history field/page.
  
*News Stories / Notifications should be based on the relationship between the object of the event and the recipient
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*18) News Stories / Notifications should be based on the relationship between the object of the event and the recipient
  
* A woman should retain her maiden name when appearing in GENI before her marriage. This means Tom SMITH married Jane SMITH should read Tom SMITH married Jane JONES. At worst it should read the same as in her node's display name i.e. Jane SMITH(JONES)This is particularly important in the Relationships tab if John marries twice and they are both Marys there is no way to tell which is which)
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*19) A woman should retain her maiden name when appearing in GENI before her marriage. This means Tom SMITH married Jane SMITH should read Tom SMITH married Jane JONES. At worst it should read the same as in her node's display name i.e. Jane SMITH(JONES)This is particularly important in the Relationships tab if John marries twice and they are both Marys there is no way to tell which is which)
  
* Links showing on homepage see: http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=24701
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*20) Links showing on homepage see: http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=24701
  
*Widows/Widowers/late Husbands/wives see: http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=39511
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*21) Widows/Widowers/late Husbands/wives see: http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=39511
  
* Prefixes, suffixes and name modifiers  
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*22) Prefixes, suffixes and name modifiers  
  
* A Name/Title Timeline (Associated with above) see: http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=8731#post-321941
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*23) A Name/Title Timeline (Associated with above) see: http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=8731#post-321941
  
* Photos needing identifying album see:http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=24261#post-241631
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*24) Photos needing identifying album see:http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=24261#post-241631
  
* Tree and report printing facilities.
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*25) Tree and report printing facilities.
  
*  Ability to add multiple post-doctoral schools and degrees
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*26) Ability to add multiple post-doctoral schools and degrees
  
* I'm sure some would consider this as basic (I don't): A Pets Corner. Maybe if it was included there would be fewer bogus profiles putting a strain on GENI resources
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*27) I'm sure some would consider this as basic (I don't): A Pets Corner. Maybe if it was included there would be fewer bogus profiles putting a strain on GENI resources
  
  
* Relationship calculator: Blood relation instead of shortest path [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1782&#38;replies=3] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1657&#38;replies=9] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1628&replies=3]
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*28) Relationship calculator: Blood relation instead of shortest path [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1782&#38;replies=3] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1657&#38;replies=9] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1628&replies=3]
* List of locations
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*29) List of locations
* [[GEDCOM|GEDCOM Export]] directly to e-mail, automatically every week [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1771&#38;replies=5]
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*39) [[GEDCOM|GEDCOM Export]] directly to e-mail, automatically every week [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1771&#38;replies=5]
* <strike>Cause of Death field</strike> [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1810&#38;replies=7] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=62&replies=10]
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*31) <strike>Cause of Death field</strike> [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1810&#38;replies=7] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=62&replies=10]
* Powerful Statistics, <strike>Timelines</strike>, Location Index, etc [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1215&replies=17] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=143&replies=2] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1709&replies=14] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1712&replies=3] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1442&replies=2]
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*32) Powerful Statistics, <strike>Timelines</strike>, Location Index, etc [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1215&replies=17] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=143&replies=2] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1709&replies=14] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1712&replies=3] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1442&replies=2]
* <strike>Recently logged in users list </strike>[http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1468&replies=8]
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*33) <strike>Recently logged in users list </strike>[http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1468&replies=8]
* Advanced Name Search [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=976&replies=9&page] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1544&replies=3#post-7904] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=234&replies=1#post-915] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=2161&replies=4#post-13141] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1158&replies=7#post-5805] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=2161&replies=4#post-13141]http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=37431
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*34) Advanced Name Search [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=976&replies=9&page] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1544&replies=3#post-7904] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=234&replies=1#post-915] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=2161&replies=4#post-13141] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1158&replies=7#post-5805] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=2161&replies=4#post-13141]http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=37431
* Ability to link/post relevant documents (I'd put this into the Shared Albums category) [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=355&replies=13] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1305&replies=9]
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*35) Ability to link/post relevant documents (I'd put this into the Shared Albums category) [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=355&replies=13] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1305&replies=9]
* Soundex Search [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1306&replies=12]
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*36) Soundex Search [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1306&replies=12]
* Adoption issue [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1970&replies=3] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=358&replies=9]
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*37) Adoption issue [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1970&replies=3] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=358&replies=9]
* Adding a third gender [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=2018&replies=1] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1891&replies=2] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=118&replies=4] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=843&replies=10]
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*38) Adding a third gender [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=2018&replies=1] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1891&replies=2] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=118&replies=4] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=843&replies=10]
*Multiple Births [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=2109]
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*39) Multiple Births [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=2109]
  
 
===Low Priority===
 
===Low Priority===
* [[Localization]]: [[Germany|German]], [[Spain|Spanish]], [[France|French]], [[Italy|Italian]], [[Portugal|Portuguese]], [[Russia|Russian]], [[Japan|Japanese]], [[Sweden|Swedish]],... [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1378&replies=6] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1784&replies=4] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1620&replies=3] - Geni team said this is on low priority.
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*40) [[Localization]]: [[Germany|German]], [[Spain|Spanish]], [[France|French]], [[Italy|Italian]], [[Portugal|Portuguese]], [[Russia|Russian]], [[Japan|Japanese]], [[Sweden|Swedish]],... [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1378&replies=6] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1784&replies=4] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1620&replies=3] - Geni team said this is on low priority.
* More power for tree creator [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=957&replies=48]  
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*41) More power for tree creator [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=957&replies=48]  
* New Map system [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=760&replies=208]
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*42) New Map system [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=760&replies=208]
* Reorganize Photo Tabs [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1998&#38;replies=1]
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*43) Reorganize Photo Tabs [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1998&#38;replies=1]
* Maiden Names for men [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1830&replies=4]
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*44) Maiden Names for men [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1830&replies=4]
* Facebook Application [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=667&replies=10] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1410&replies=21]
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*45) Facebook Application [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=667&replies=10] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1410&replies=21]
* Hebrew (and other) calendar support
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*46) Hebrew (and other) calendar support
* <strike>ICQ# for profiles [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=2008&replies=1]</strike>
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*47) <strike>ICQ# for profiles [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=2008&replies=1]</strike>
* MySQL Export & custom queries [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1702&replies=3]
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*48) MySQL Export & custom queries [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1702&replies=3]
* <strike>Public (Celebrity) Trees</strike> & <strike>Famous Relative Section</strike> [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=534&replies=43#post-2325] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1312&replies=1#post-6635] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=58&replies=37#post-210] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1990&replies=2#post-11892] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=5092&replies=12#post-35253] - Partly resolved at the Wiki Hall of Fame
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*49) <strike>Public (Celebrity) Trees</strike> & <strike>Famous Relative Section</strike> [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=534&replies=43#post-2325] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1312&replies=1#post-6635] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=58&replies=37#post-210] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1990&replies=2#post-11892] [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=5092&replies=12#post-35253] - Partly resolved at the Wiki Hall of Fame
* Animal Spin-Offs [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=740&replies=4]
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*50) Animal Spin-Offs [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=740&replies=4]

Latest revision as of 14:10, 29 April 2009

High Priority

1. INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION!
Even as an American based site this should be a high priority as most Americans originated from elsewhere in the world. So let us see the translations done by users USED and let's see Geni becoming truly international.

2. Birth order & Simplified Data input

3. Adoption.
Someone who is adopted will consider their adopted parents with as much love and therefore as much an important part of their family as their birth parents and the same goes for parents with adopted children.

4.Sources.
If this is to be a genealogical site which I figure it is trying to be, then there needs to be the abilty to state sources as each piece of information is entered.

5. Documents.
This is closely linked with no 3. We need to be able share documents as well as photographs but these need to be easliy read on site.

6.Merging
needs to be vastly improved with some kind of way round people who aren't regular or keen users of GENI and end up blocking merges and sometimes aren't even aware. (sometimes they are aware and are being obstroperous)Perhaps some Automatic Merging feature or a hot match feature would help AND Collaboration groups or 'Tree Masters.[Similar Profile added for Pro users, April 2009]

7. Case sensitivity
is partly associated with no.5 because many merge conflicts occur if a name is in a mixed case on one profile and capitals in another. Case sensitivity also causes lists, indexes and search results to be split.




  • 8 Tree Merging & GEDCOM Import [1] [2] [3] [4]
  • 9 Shared Photo Albums --> now possible with events. (This is a start. But true Album sharing - and its reduction of resource usage by combining albums rather than having '500' of each - is still in the future.
  • 10 Family Forum instead of Tree Discussion [5]
  • 11 Advanced Printing Options [6] [7]
  • 12 Inherit values from parent/child nodes (Country, City)
  • 13 Location of birth & death in Adding interface
  • 14 Improving of Flash Add & Edit interface to support typing of "Swe..." and reaching the option for "Sweden"
  • 15 Revision History

Medium Priority

  • 16) Date ranges for all date fields. If the new search engine is going to support before, after, between,etc then we should be able to input data this way as well.
  • 17) Medical history field/page.
  • 18) News Stories / Notifications should be based on the relationship between the object of the event and the recipient
  • 19) A woman should retain her maiden name when appearing in GENI before her marriage. This means Tom SMITH married Jane SMITH should read Tom SMITH married Jane JONES. At worst it should read the same as in her node's display name i.e. Jane SMITH(JONES)This is particularly important in the Relationships tab if John marries twice and they are both Marys there is no way to tell which is which)
  • 22) Prefixes, suffixes and name modifiers
  • 25) Tree and report printing facilities.
  • 26) Ability to add multiple post-doctoral schools and degrees
  • 27) I'm sure some would consider this as basic (I don't): A Pets Corner. Maybe if it was included there would be fewer bogus profiles putting a strain on GENI resources


Low Priority

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