Thanks for the explanation

On Fri, Aug 4, 2017 at 1:57 PM, Brian Kelly <exma...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Unicode is a character encoding system that can handle all the characters
> for all the languages in the world plus special characters. It is important
> to those with ancestors from Slavic/Eastern European, China, Japan, etc.
> These are areas which use alphabets that are not supported currently in
> Legacy. It may have no impact on you but many researchers do have ancestors
> whose names use these special alphabets and who lived in areas where place
> names are in those alphabets.
>
> Adding Unicode support to Legacy will greatly expand the potential user
> base.
>
> Brian Kelly
>
> On 04-Aug-17 1:22 PM, JoAnne Flynn wrote:
>
>> I hate to appear completely ignorant- but what is Unicode and why is that
>> important to my genealogy recording keeping software??
>>
>> On Aug 4, 2017, at 12:11 PM, Ian Macaulay <macau...@icmac.ca <mailto:
>> macau...@icmac.ca>> wrote:
>>
>> If you manufacture something that thousands are using, would you cater to
>> one or two special cases???
>>
>> However I would be more worried about FAG.  Its Ancestry and in Direct
>> competition with My Heritage.
>>
>> I guess the test will be in the pudding,  But so far you can use Legacy
>> as it is for as long as your Computers can run it.
>> If you don't like 10 than you can keep on using what you have.
>>
>> I sure hope that the folks at Millennia get whats right in the way of
>> Jobs and Compensation,  They have been a great organization since their
>> start.
>>
>> Ian
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Aug 4, 2017 at 11:33 AM, Leonard J. McCown <leon...@mccown.org
>> <mailto:leon...@mccown.org>> wrote:
>>
>>     *Apparently Millennia programmers have their priorities, but not
>>     always the same as the users!____*
>>
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>>     *People will not look forward to posterity who never look backward
>>     to____*
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>>     *From:* LegacyUserGroup
>>     [mailto:legacyusergroup-boun...@legacyusers.com
>>     <mailto:legacyusergroup-boun...@legacyusers.com>] *On Behalf Of
>> *Sherry
>>     *Sent:* Friday, August 4, 2017 10:01 AM
>>     *To:* Brian Kelly <exma...@gmail.com <mailto:exma...@gmail.com>>
>>     *Cc:* Legacy User Group <legacyusergroup@legacyusers.com
>>     <mailto:legacyusergroup@legacyusers.com>>
>>     *Subject:* Re: [LegacyUG] Millennia Sale to MyHeritage____
>>
>>     __ __
>>
>>     They've been saying that for years! I'd think there are tools to
>>     help with the conversion.....____
>>
>>
>>     S.____
>>
>>     __ __
>>
>>     On Fri, Aug 4, 2017 at 6:59 AM, Brian Kelly <exma...@gmail.com
>>     <mailto:exma...@gmail.com>> wrote:____
>>
>>         But, as the reply to the question explained, conversion will
>>         mean a complete rewrite from the ground up.
>>
>>         That is a big effort and unless MyHeritage is willing to invest
>>         the money to do that by hiring a team of programmers it will not
>>         happen.
>>
>>         Brian Kelly
>>
>>         On 04-Aug-17 9:54 AM, Hot.Rod.Wife wrote:____
>>
>>                   You'd think that would be high on the list for an
>>             Israeli company...Sherry
>>
>>             -------- Original message --------
>>             From: Brian Kelly <exma...@gmail.com <mailto:
>> exma...@gmail.com>>
>>             Date: 8/4/17  6:49 AM  (GMT-08:00)
>>             To: Legacy Test <legacyt...@legacyusers.com
>>             <mailto:legacyt...@legacyusers.com>>, Legacy User Group
>>             <LegacyUserGroup@LegacyUsers.com
>>             <mailto:LegacyUserGroup@LegacyUsers.com>>
>>             Subject: [LegacyUG] Millennia Sale to MyHeritage
>>
>>             Well it looks like there will be interesting times ahead for
>>             Millennia
>>             and the software with the merger/acquisition of Millennia by
>>             MyHeritage.
>>
>>             Too bad that one of the answers about Legacy 10 is that it
>>             will not
>>             support Unicode. I guess that means that it will still be a
>>             Visual Basic
>>             application.
>>
>>             I am beginning to think it will never be migrated to the
>>             .net framework
>>             and Unicode.
>>
>>             Brian Kelly
>>
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