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Nov 19, 2013, 11:30:18 PM (6 years ago)
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devans@…
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gramps: update, clarify backup notes.

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    7474notes {
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    76 When using GRAMPS, to be sure to backup your data regularly! The backups should be in XML format (the .gramps format).
     76When using GRAMPS, be sure to backup your data regularly! GRAMPS backups are in XML format.
    7777XML is machine- and human-readable. It is completely self-sufficient. It is also small.
    7878
    7979The following are good practices of backups:
    8080
    81     Export to XML from time to time, especially after large edits.
    82     Export to XML before making big changes, such as importing new data into an existing database from e.g. GEDCOM,
     81    Backup to XML from time to time, especially after large edits.
     82    Backup to XML before making big changes, such as importing new data into an existing database from e.g. GEDCOM,
    8383        merging records, running tools that may heavily modify the data, etc.
    84     Export to XML before upgrading GRAMPS to a newer version. Export to XML with the old version before you install the new one!
    85     Export to XML before upgrading your OS.
     84    Backup to XML before upgrading GRAMPS to a newer version. Backup to XML with the old version before you install the new one!
     85    Backup to XML before upgrading your OS.
    8686
    87 Also, use XML format for any data migration. Moving to another machine, sending data to grandma,
     87Also, use XML format for any data migration. Moving to another machine, sending data to a family member,
    8888copying to another user on the same machine -- all of these cases should use XML.
    8989
    90 For further detail, see the online GRAMPS documentation at http://www.gramps-project.org/
     90For detailed backup instructions, see the online GRAMPS documentation at http://www.gramps-project.org/wiki/index.php?title=How_to_make_a_backup
    9191
    9292}
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