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Re: Checklist conversion to Database program


In a message dated 96-11-07 10:53:04 EST, you write:

<< e-entry of all the data into Access, or its equivalent, would be very time

 consuming and we should use the available technology to ease the process.
 Ian E. Efford >>

Ian, as Tom T. Little explained, the single greatest problem in scanning is
that the information in the Check Lists is not uniform...even abbreviations
have changed over the years.  Also, the 1949 Check List is missing much
information in the other check lists.  Although having all the information on
computer file would be useful, even if it were 100% accurate, you could not
manipulate the data because of a lack of standardization.  Clarence Mahan in
VA





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