Session Start: Sun Sep 21 20:00:05 1997
[20:00] *** Now talking in #TXGenWeb
#TXGenWeb created on Sun Sep 21 19:45:03
Hey RL, you've still got an autogreet which opens a DCC-chat window.
* RootsLady * Hooowdy! I'm just so proud to be here!! * [howdy!.wav] ~
[20:01] I can't seem to get rid of it!!
I thought we changed that last Wednesday.
[20:01] I DID
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[20:02] Hi, Leigh!
[20:02] Hi, Terry!
[20:03] Hello all.
[20:04] Elsi...maybe I didn't save the file when I left WordPad..I j
That could be. I don't edit with wordpad, just use the built-in editor i
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[20:05] Hi, Dallas, glad you could join us!
[20:05] I think that night I used wordpad
[20:05] Hi all,
[20:05] Hello Dallas
I also turned off my autogreets tonight. It does tend to clutter stuff u
[20:07] Barb, how is Early County, GA coming along?
[20:07] *** Joe (Joe.Reynol@pm1-pppuser20.bluebonnet.net) has joined #TXGenWeb
[20:07] Hi, Joe, glad you could join us!
[20:07] Hi Joe
[20:08] Hello Gang!
[20:08] * RootsLady New IRC page at http://members.aol.com/RootsLady/irc/irc.htm
[20:08] Elsi, How do you turn off autogreets?
[20:09] Sparky...Early Co. is going so-so...I really haven't been "W
type in /remote off
turn them back on with ... /remote on
[20:10] Yeah, I can understand.
[20:10] Barb, the url says not found..... :(
[20:10] Every time I go to remove Mikes name or Email....I have a pr
[20:10] Ok, Elsi, Thank you!
[20:10] Let me check the URL
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[20:10] Hi, Ed_Hayden, glad you could join us!
[20:11] Hello Ed
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[20:11] Hi, Gayle, glad you could join us!
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[20:11] Hi, pbeshear, glad you could join us!
[20:11] Hello Gayle
[20:11] Hello pbeshear
[20:12] Hi, Iam glad I finially am learning how to do this so I can join
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[20:12] Hi, Trey!
[20:12] * Dallas 0,12jumps up and down, throws confetti in the air and yells4,
[20:12] Hello All. There are some interesting, random looking charac
[20:13] It seems that some people have too much time on their hands. LO
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[20:13] Hi, Chuck!
[20:13] What is the topic for tonight?
[20:13] *** FloydCo (EGLooney@dal46-14.ppp.iadfw.net) has joined #TXGenWeb
[20:14] Hello FloydCo
[20:14] How do I set it to log
[20:14] Hi Dallas, I'm in your county now. I live in Garland.
[20:14] You're kidding !
Trey, I'm logging.
Set logging in your options.
[20:15] Nope. Didn't get to make the funeral tho. I was bummed.
[20:15] Dallas, Floyd, I'm in Mesquite.
[20:15] Howdy ta Mesquite!
[20:15] we're all close
[20:15] Lots of us right here, huh?
There were at least 4 of us at the funeral: Linda Hughes, Helen Wilson, P
[20:16] This direct connect to Rootsweb *is* a lot quicker on the dist
[20:16] What is the current version of mIrc? I must have an old one.
5.11 is the most recent
[20:16] We really dont have a topic for tonight
any 5.x version is considered current
[20:16] I have 5.02...
[20:17] Ah. That explains the strange characters I'm seeing. I have
4.1 should display colors instead of "strange characters"
[20:17] I have postponed the CChelper chat until next week
[20:18] I saw the message of postponement. Probably a good idea.
[20:18] The strange characters show up in purple.
[20:18] What time does everyone usually start showing up? I made the
[20:18] Postponing the CCHelper was probably a good idea. Many will
[20:18] I thought that this way we could discuss the events of the l
[20:18] my kid's church the other Sunday evenings.
[20:19] We usually start about 8:00
[20:19] Texas Time
[20:19] What does our future look like? Any "business plan" on the fi
[20:19] Havent had time to make plans yet
[20:20] Been trying to catch up
[20:20] and I'm just about there
[20:20] Why am I not surprised? Mike's joining the ancestral side was
[20:21] Does anyone have any ideas or concerns?
[20:21] Are all our counties now covered
[20:22] I am still checking the status of all of the counties
[20:22] My county is still up for adoption, but I'll handle it until s
[20:22] I'm building a database but I've only heard from about 90 co
Trey, it's possible that not every cc is subscribed to txgen-l.
[20:23] My grandfather moved from Fannin (or Hunt?) County to Floyd Co
[20:23] If anyone has not sent me there info yet, please do
Have you checked the subscription list recently?
[20:23] What are you waiting to hear from us about?
[20:23] Havent had a chance to do that yet
[20:23] I just got all of the ones that people sent in finished toda
[20:24] and a couple of more have just come in
[20:24] Trey, are you sending confirmations of receipt of the data?
[20:24] No but I will send a list of the counties I have not heard f
[20:25] Sounds good. I'm going to go catch some dinner. See Ya'll.
[20:25] I just read my queries on dsenter.com and are able to read some
[20:25] Take care Phil
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[20:26] Megan said that queries would be posted three times a week n
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[20:26] * RootsLady waves bye-bye to pbeshear *sniff*
[20:26] It looks like dsenter.com's problems are fixed.
Yes, I talked for a long time with Doc this weekend. Now that he's moved
[20:27] That is good news.
The problem at dsenter was AOL hitting their pages too often. Their gate
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[20:27] Hi, Barry!
[20:27] Hello Barry
[20:27] Hello Barry
[20:27] Hi, All!
[20:28] Howdy Barry
[20:28] Now that the queries are working again, are there any other
[20:29] Do we need to change our counters if we have a chrysalis coun
[20:29] I have no idea, No one at chrysalis will return my calls or
Good question, Carla. I don't use a counter.
Trey, talk with Helen Wilson. She knows the Chrysalis sysop.
[20:30] I have but she is having trouble too
[20:31] Carla, your pages are on rootsweb, right?
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[20:31] No problem, I was thinking of using the one at Rootsweb anywa
[20:31] * BarryB says bye-bye to 7,1 RootsLady and turns sadly towards home.
[20:31] The other one was just in place when we adopted the counties.
Barry, you just got here. Are you leaving already?
[20:32] No, not yet.
[20:32] On the rootsweb homepage there are instructions for setting
Oh, I see -- automatic msg when someone leaves. Sorry.
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[20:32] Hi Gran, Welcome
-> [Gran] FINGER
[20:33] Hello Barbara
[20:33] Hello, Barry and everyone
[20:33] *** Elsi changes topic to "Weekly Texas USGenWeb meeting"
[20:34] Do we have a "subject" tonight?
[20:34] Just "rehashing" the surprising events of the past week...
-> [Sparky] USERINFO
[20:37] I want to open a reopen a can of worms
[20:37] go for it!
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[20:37] Hi RootsLady, Welcome
[20:37] If yall have been reading you email, then you saw the note a
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[20:37] Hi Mleeper, Welcome
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[20:38] Hi Betsy-Lam, Welcome
[20:38] Hi, Betsy-Lam, so happy to see you here!
[20:38] Well!! I couldn't get connected tonight!
[20:38] This thing got stuck...kicked me off..then I couldn't get ba
[20:38] I haven't seen that email. Could you go over it?
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[20:39] Hi, Tim_H, so happy to see you here!
[20:39] Hi Tim_H, Welcome
[20:39] Hi Tim
[20:39] * RootsLady New IRC page at http://members.aol.com/RootsLady/irc/irc1.ht
[20:39] Forgot the "1" in irc1.htm
[20:39] I sure had enough trouble getting here.
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[20:39] Hmmm, then it wasn't just me!
[20:39] * BarryB says bye-bye to 7,1 Mleeper and turns sadly towards home.
[20:40] No, I had problems for 10 minutes.
[20:40] I didn't have any problems at all. Signed right on...
[20:40] me too!
[20:40] me too!
[20:41] I had to re-try about ten times before it would connect to roots
[20:41] Shouldn't be smug tho cos aol will probably kick me off next
[20:41] What were the problems? Did you get signed onto your ISP ok *
[20:41] It was problems with IRC.
[20:41] Trey, what's the can of worms you wanted to open??
[20:42] Got in 1st time...no problem...then when I got dropped I cou
This IRC server is relatively new -- may need to be tuned.
[20:42] I'm not on AOL. I'm on Internet America 1(800) Be-A-Geek. Ma
[20:42] It couldn't connect to IRC server.
[20:42] We got a GOOD group tonight!!
[20:42] Candy Grubb sent out a status note in which she said that fi
[20:43] What's up Trey?
[20:43] Were just discussing the past week and the future
[20:43] as it should be!
[20:43] Good to see all of yall
[20:43] Sorry, my question came in after your statement about the arc
[20:43] But you mentioned a can of worms???
[20:43] Does that contradict the USGenWeb Archives rules?
[20:44] Then someone wrote to her explaining that the Natl policy sa
[20:44] I think everyone is wasting too much bandwidth griping about w
[20:45] Amen, FloydCo
[20:46] Anyway I sent a note to Candy explaining that I think that w
[20:46] Someone could always remove the files if they insisted. The
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[20:46] Hi, Valerie, so happy to see you here!
[20:46] Hi Valerie, Welcome
[20:46] I think submitters should be able to retrieve their data ... wh
[20:46] Howdy Valerie...
[20:46] I never thought I'd get connected to this thing!
[20:46] I don't give a book to the library and then ask for it back.
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[20:47] Hi, POPS, so happy to see you here!
[20:47] Hi POPS, Welcome
[20:47] But I could! OR I could ask to replace the book with a newe
[20:47] hi y'all
[20:47] There shouldn't be a problem signing on. There's a maximum of
[20:47] I agree with Betsy
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[20:47] Hi, DimmitCo_, so happy to see you here!
[20:48] Hi DimmitCo_, Welcome
But there's 6 other users in other channels.
[20:48] Hello DimmitCo
[20:48] Hey, another West Texas folk!
[20:48] I dont really want to rehash this discussion but I want to g
Ed, how did you determine the limit?
[20:48] Maybe the limit need a raising!!
[20:48] [6 other channels...] oh yeah. So we're WAY below the limit.
[20:48] My feeling is to support the archives.
[20:48] This is the most we've ever had
[20:48] My vote is any way we can get info, go for it!
[20:49] Good idea, Trey.
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[20:49] * RootsLady waves bye-bye to POPS *sniff*
[20:49] Bye POPS, Have sweet dreams
[20:49] I think a separate links page might be helpful for sites that
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[20:50] Hi, POPS, so happy to see you here!
[20:50] Hi POPS, Welcome
[20:50] [bl-12.rootsweb.com- Highest connection count: 22 (22 clients)
[20:50] I know some Gen Society folks not on the internet are not co
[20:50] We could just call them Additional TXGenWeb Resources or someth
[20:51] I think a great deal of the arguement over the archives could be
[20:51] For instance I have some stuff about Texas McCarleys on my pag
[20:51] I still don't see the difference.
Trey, why don't the genealogical society folks post the information on th
[20:51] If something is posted on a page, it is automatically download
[20:51] And I'm walking Mills Cemetery but this is taking time to compl
[20:52] We would be sure to encourage the person to submit it to the
[20:53] In "that other state" we are trying an experiment where the
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[20:53] * BarryB says bye-bye to 7,1 Trey_Braz and turns sadly towards home.
[20:53] FloydCo: The difference being, when it is on MY page, sure you c
[20:53] Oops, looks like Trey got bounced.
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[20:54] * BarryB says bye-bye to 7,1 Joe and turns sadly towards home.
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[20:55] * BarryB says bye-bye to 7,1 CompuMom and turns sadly towards home.
[20:55] OK, so why shouldn't you be able to update data on the Archive
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[20:55] Hi Trey_Braz, Welcome
[20:55] Hi, Trey_Braz, so happy to see you here!
[20:55] Sorry I got knocked off
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[20:55] Elsi, you may want to give ops to a few more people with eve
[20:55] * RootsLady waves bye-bye to POPS *sniff*
[20:55] Bye POPS, Have sweet dreams
[20:56] We had a phone call
[20:56] Even the BOSS can get bounced
[20:56] Welcome back, Trey. Yeah, we kind'a guessed you'd been bumped
[20:56] what did I miss
[20:56] Case and point, a simple set of guidelines stating such.
[20:56] In "that other state" we are trying an experiment where the
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[20:56] Hi, tmorris, so happy to see you here!
[20:56] Hi tmorris, Welcome
[20:56] That is the message I posted just as you got bounced.
[20:57] Does that conform to the Nat'l guidelines
[20:57] Actually, that was the plan when the directories were set up
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[20:58] Hi, CompuMom, so happy to see you here!
[20:58] Hi CompuMom, Welcome
[20:58] Welcome back
[20:58] We might should work on building some "Texas" guidelines then
[20:58] Thank you... :)
[20:58] No Problema
[20:58] Three cheers to FloydCo
[20:59] I think Linda Lewis pretty much made their views clear but I
[20:59] One thing that should be automatic... If you send in an update
[21:00] Exacty who are "their" in their views?
[21:00] the reason I am proposing a seperate links page is because I
[21:00] Linda Lewis
[21:01] The Nat'l Archives director
[21:01] So is it her way or the hi-way?
[21:01] I will forward any ideas to Megan and the new board