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More thoughts on the potential Granite Mountain Vault images API
17 March 2006 00:23

This is a followup to my previous entry about the possibilities of an API for accessing the images and information from the microfilms in the Granite Mountain Vault.

In that entry, I wondered about the value added by an API, over just having permanent links. Today I thought, there would be a lot of value if such an API also exposed the data being extracted by the FamilySearch Indexing project, such as field names in any given image, and values for each of the fields. Search functions via the API which searched over those fields along with other meta data (time period, geographical location, etc.) could be very useful indeed.


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On 04 June 2006 10:42 linuxer wrote:

On 17 September 2006 13:51 David wrote:
THE GRANITE MOUNTAIN RECORDS VAULT is a MONSTROUS CENTER DEDICATE TO STEAL YOUR PRIVACY, because they get ILLICITLY your personal ancestry without your consent. IS A TICKING BIG SCAM AROUND DE WORLD.

On 21 September 2006 01:16 Dan wrote:
David, You're quite mistaken. Those who maintain the vault have no interest in stealing anyone's privacy. The bottom line is that most people's ancestry (once you go back a few generations) is public knowledge anyway. There's no scam involved here. Only good people trying to preserve the world's genealogical records for present and future generations.


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