data doctor location are automatically added

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When using the French Language option to populate the location the separators are automatically added.

602 Separators in Birth Location 

632 Separators in Death Location

662 Separators in Marriage Location


WikiTree profile: Maria Robichaud
in Policy and Style by Joseph St. Denis G2G6 Mach 3 (33.5k points)
retagged by Joseph St. Denis
Add ales as a tag
Linda, I do see all G2G posts with data_doctors tag. ales is intended for posts not related to Data Doctors project.

3 Answers

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Best answer
There are less than 50 suggestions for those 2 towns (Westward Ho!, Saint-Louis-du-Ha! Ha!).

I did exclude them from the report.
by Aleš Trtnik G2G6 Pilot (830k points)
selected by Richard Devlin
Another instance when this suggestion occurs without real reason is when the house address is used eg "street number, area ID, town, county, country".
If it is what you wrote, It shouldn't. Can you provide an example.

771 Separators in Last Name at Birth Help (Difficulty: Advanced) De l’ Ecluse-4
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de l’ Ecluse Hendrik de l’ Ecluse 4 Sep 1830 Leiden, Koesteeg wijk 6 nr 178
So without single quote, that was for the post here.
This is not a Location suggestion. It is a Name suggestion. And I think angled quote should be replaced with a normal quote.

Okay, other example. See the list of this manager for multiple examples that are 'logical' location for a Dutch sourced profile. I see the use of the wrong quote item. Nasty, as that is common in some areas/decades.

602 Separators in Birth Location Help (Difficulty: Easy) Rosier-602
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Gerardus Wilhelmus Rosier 22 Feb 1835 ’s Hertogenbosch, Markt wijk A nr 28 11 Aug 1866 ‘s Hertogenbosch, Oude Tolbrugstraat wijk C nr 191
In this case, this profile has one location with "open/left" quote and one with "clos/right" quote. Neither is using the normal quote. It has 2 suggestions, one for each location.
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There are a few places in the world where the separator, in this case !, is a valid part of the location name and Saint-Louis-du-Ha! Ha! is one example of that (see!_Ha!). Another example is Westward Ho! (see!). In those cases you should just mark it as a False Suggestion.

by Paul Masini G2G6 Pilot (415k points)
+8 votes

The exclamation marks are the separator but they are a valid part of the  name:!_Ha! 

I assume that the English seaside town,  Westward Ho! would also be flagged as an error.

My first instinct would be mark the suggestion as false . Perhaps,  Ales might be able to make these  as exceptions. ( it looks as if these are the  only two towns that have an officially sanction exclamation mark ).

by Helen Ford G2G6 Pilot (487k points)

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