[TSC-public] Format for Raw Source Content

Thomas Wetmore ttw4 at verizon.net
Fri Jan 9 09:06:07 EST 2015


Sue,

1. No one is arguing with Jan, since we all (the FHISO posters) agree with the importance of sources.

2. Personas are a source-centric concept. It might like to look a little deeper.

Tom

> On Jan 9, 2015, at 6:06 AM, Family Folk <familyfolklore at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 
> 
> On 09/01/2015 02:50, Jan Murphy wrote:
>> 
>> I hate to keep arguing this point over and over again, but we are looking at documents and other source material.  We are not looking at people.  We are looking at sources, most of which (but not all) contain names.  
>> 
>> A lot of beginning researchers, including many of the people in the Genealogy Do-Over group, struggle to learn how to cite their sources, and why? Because if you work in a people-centric system the sources are always an afterthought.
> 
> Jan, you can't repeat this enough.  
> 
> Would everyone please repeat 3 times daily: 
> Work with the source first , not people.
> 
> For Tom, please repeat 3 time per minute (because I am irritated, not picking on him):
> people-centric personas are tyranny :-) 
> 
> 
> Sue Adams
> 
> Family Folk
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