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The Proposed GEDCOM 5.5.5 Standard is a Better GEDCOM

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I frequently mention the acronym “GEDCOM” in this newsletter. In short, GEDCOM (GEnealogy Data COMmunications) is the language by which different genealogy software programs exchange data between dissimilar programs without having to manually re-enter all the data on a keyboard.

For background information, see my earlier “GEDCOM Explained” article at https://blog.eogn.com/2014/05/24/gedcom-explained/. For a more technical explanation, go to the GEDCOM 5.5.5 web site at:

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