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by james_francisco
Tue Sep 04, 2007 12:55 am
Forum: MLS Support, Help, and Feedback
Topic: MLS Bug Reporting Thread
Replies: 23
Views: 4524

MLS Freezes on transmit

Desktop 5.5 is installed on the computer. It is one of the Dell Optiplex GX260 desktops I do believe.


RussellHltn wrote:Out of curiosity, was Desktop 5.5 installed at the same time? What computer model is this (assuming it's a church standard issue.)
by james_francisco
Mon Sep 03, 2007 2:13 pm
Forum: MLS Support, Help, and Feedback
Topic: MLS membership to Google Earth or Google Maps
Replies: 10
Views: 4131

Very nice. My only issue is that Google Earth and Google maps don't update very often. Right now MSN maps has the best data for my stake area southeast of Phoenix.

James Francisco
by james_francisco
Mon Sep 03, 2007 2:09 pm
Forum: MLS Support, Help, and Feedback
Topic: MLS Bug Reporting Thread
Replies: 23
Views: 4524

I'd like to contribute a possible bug. BUGNAME: MLS freezes when transmit button is clicked at the end of a tithing recording session. MLS VERSION: 2.6.0 CATEGORY: Finances SUBCATEGORY: Expenses SEVERITY: Moderate DESCRIPTION:: After entering the contributions for the week, the finance clerk clicks ...
by james_francisco
Thu Feb 08, 2007 7:14 pm
Forum: Ideas & Suggestions
Topic: Church software should be open source
Replies: 27
Views: 5530

For clarity, I have several philosophical objections to the whole idea of open source. Some of it is a "you get what you pay for" philosophy and much of the rest is that I don't see open source projects or software as being particulary cost-effective when both front-end and back-end costs are concer...
by james_francisco
Thu Feb 08, 2007 7:00 pm
Forum: Emerging Technologies
Topic: Speech technology
Replies: 11
Views: 8076

I am a director of research for Dragon, so I know something about how it works and what can be done with it. Let me correct a couple of points: 1. The speech recognition in MS Vista is NOT Dragon, it is Microsoft's home-grown speech recognizer. Use it at your peril. :-) 2. The most recent release o...
by james_francisco
Thu Feb 08, 2007 6:48 pm
Forum: Other Member Technologies
Topic: Scout tracking info
Replies: 19
Views: 5914

re: Advancement Tracking Software

Why does this functionality need to be sponsored by the Church? There are a few commercially available applications that support the DTG and FIG programs. I've listed the ones that I could find quickly here. Troopmaster/Packmaster and Scoutmate both offer FTP sites for data in addition to the PC bas...

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