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I replied to your issue on the family tree explorer discussion page, but I thought I would also reply here in case you weren't watching that page. Could you please try the upload again (I've added some logging statements to the server so I can follow what's going on), and can you tell me what operating system and browser you're using? Thanks.--Dallan 01:18, 4 February 2007 (MST)
I spent awhile today testing gedcom upload on Ubuntu. About 1/3 of the time the Please Wait dialog goes away immediately and the file is not uploaded. About 1/3 of the time the Please Wait progress bar climbs to 100% and the file is uploaded successfully. About 1/3 of the time the progress bar climbs to 100% and the file is uploaded successfully as before, and Firefox immediately crashes. I've tried uploading the same file multiple times and I can't find anything that would cause the crash or the dialog box going away immediately. I'm left to think that Flash on Linux isn't very stable yet. I'm going to wait awhile to see if it is fixed in a later release. Until then, would you try uploading your gedcom file a couple of times to see if it uploads successfully? I'll put a notice in the help pages about this.--Dallan 19:35, 15 February 2007 (MST)
I just noticed that you tried to reupload different parts of your original GEDCOM yesterday. We haven't currently been accepting re-uploaded GEDCOM files because doing so would cause duplicate person and family pages to be created. However, due to popular demand, we plan on implementing a way for users to delete the pages associated with a family tree, thus allowing a GEDCOM to be subsequently re-uploaded. This should be ready by the end of this week. -Nathan 12:40, 19 March 2007 (MDT)
It's true that I have a few people in my database who have the surname "Rogers", but I don't think I can get any of them to show up on my pedigree chart and the earliest was born Abt 1818, which doesn't connect with your Thomas Rogers (1), who was a Pilgrim and born in 1571. I didn't check your other Thomas Rogers. Best wishes.--Dquass 22:50, 24 April 2007 (MDT)
revisions to Marr794 data [12 August 2007]
Thanks! I am incorporating the info you pass on. Would like a name and contact info to include in my sources.
For anyone who wants my name, I am Ann Tracy Marr, email@example.com--Marr794 21:28, 11 August 2007 (EDT)
I just read your message from May - I would love to clean up my data in here, but I don't have a clue. And no time to figure it out right now.
Kingdom of England [29 October 2007]
I was going through the place index and noticed that you had created Place:Kingdom of England. Since we already had Place:England, I redirected it to Place:England and included "Kingdom of England as an alternate name. Does this make sense to you? Or, should we maintain to the 2 pages?--sq 16:22, 29 October 2007 (EDT)
That sounds good. I'll let you fix it. Thanks for the help.--sq 22:39, 29 October 2007 (EDT)
Shared interest in New England genealogy [19 January 2009]
Just came across your page; don't know if you're still around. But I'm putting together a list of werelaters who are working on colonial new england. jillaine 11:31, 19 January 2009 (EST)
Family:Thomas Rogers and Grace McKim (1) [30 March 2009]
I was checking recent changes. I noticed that some of the pages you watch were incorrectly merged and you unmerged the first family page. There was a second merge into that family. I unmerged them but because I don't know the pages I was hoping you could make sure the right information is on Family:Thomas Rogers and Grace McKim (1) and Person:Thomas Rogers (5). Thanks,--sq 16:18, 30 March 2009 (EDT)
Thanks, they both look good. Fixed the source refs on the second. It's a big mess when someone merges whole families together incorrectly! --Joeljkp 17:12, 30 March 2009 (EDT)
Audrey Hepburn [27 August 2009]
My name is Debbie Freeman, one of the WeRelate Administrators. As you know we are doing a Source Renaming Project. Because of that I am going to change your Audrey Hepburn source to a Person/Family Page, and add your source as a Repository. Do you want to work on these Person/Family pages? Thanks for your understanding. Debbie Freeman --DFree 13:20, 25 August 2009 (EDT)
Hi, thanks for asking! I added those pages a while ago to get them onto the site, but I have no interest in maintaining them. I'll remove myself promptly. --Joeljkp 22:45, 27 August 2009 (EDT)