Ward Info on a Blackberry

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Postby russellhltn » Mon Nov 16, 2009 12:37 am

avskip wrote:I don't think everyone is listed on the LUWS. It seems I recall it's possible to ask not to be listed. WardTools works from the MLS data so it would be a more complete database I'd think (if I'm right).


Yes, LUWS will be missing those who have asked to be hidden. But you may find that a data file from a few weeks ago is missing as much, if not more. At least what's in LUWS is current.
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Postby RossEvans » Mon Nov 16, 2009 9:45 am

avskip wrote:I don't think everyone is listed on the LUWS. It seems I recall it's possible to ask not to be listed. WardTools works from the MLS data so it would be a more complete database I'd think (if I'm right).


Yes, that is one difference. Another huge difference is that the MLS data contains a lot of detail about membership beyond just a contacts directory, and much of that data is confidential. So tools using that MLS data are appropriate for a handful of leaders, but the LUWS directory data is more appropriate for rank-and-file users.


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